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Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County FIREHOUSE SUBS723 TURNER MCCALL BLVD ROME, GA 30165View inspections: August 27, 2014 Score: 90, Grade: A PAPA J & MAMA T OPIS ROADHOUSE 7080 NEW CALHOUN HWYRead more

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O’Charley’s opens with flag raising, emotional speech, big crowd — and free pie Wednesday

O’Charley’s opens with flag raising, emotional speech, big crowd — and free pie Wednesday

Assisted by cadets from Rome High School and the soft voices of a choir from Darlington, the 15-foot by 25-foot American flag in front of O’Charley’s on Turner McCall was raised at 10:30 Wednesday morning, signaling the start of a chamber ribbon cutting that was one of the more emotional we’ve seen in Northwest Georgia.Read more

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Dining: A new meaning for ‘fast’ food. Plus some comfort food for the soul

Dining: A new meaning for ‘fast’ food. Plus some comfort food for the soul

  The developers of Church’s Chicken on Shorter Avenue aren’t wasting time. It wasn’t that long ago that the land adjacent to Red Lobster was cleared and debris removed. In a matter of days, the wooden framing has flown up for the latest chicken-centric restaurant opening in Greater Rome. The Atlanta-based Church’s hired Wilkerson Architects of Greenville, S.C.,Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County JOHNNY’S NEW YORK STYLE PIZZA 233 BROAD ST ROME, GA 30161View inspections: August 26, 2014 Score: 97, Grade: A  read more

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O’Charley’s preview gives community a ‘slice’ of what to expect come Wednesday — and helps a community partner as well

O’Charley’s preview gives community a ‘slice’ of what to expect come Wednesday — and helps a community partner as well

The buzz started around 2-2:15 p.m. as the first round of guests for a free lunch at O’Charley’s made their way back to their computers — perhaps after a brief nap to sleep off all the food. Report after report came back positive. By evening, the restaurant was buzzing again with invited guests there toRead more

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Public Health restaurant inspection reports for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection reports for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County ARBY’S2885 MARTHA BERRY HWY NW ROME, GA 30165View inspections: August 25, 2014 Score: 96, Grade: A POPEYES 2209 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165View inspections: August 25, 2014 Score:Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County DUNKIN DONUTS 12 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165View inspections: August 22, 2014 Score: 82, Grade: B  read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County DAIRY QUEEN BRAZIER1409 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165View inspections: August 21, 2014 Score: 97, Grade: A HAPPY WOK467 TURNER MCCALL BLVD ROME, GA 30165View inspections: August 21,Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Gordon counties (only ones reporting Wednesday)

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Gordon counties (only ones reporting Wednesday)

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County STEAK-N-SHAKE838 TURNER MCCALL BLVD ROME, GA 30161View inspections: August 20, 2014 Score: 74, Grade: C read more

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Jazzy Southern Cajun opening Dean Avenue restaurant

Jazzy Southern Cajun opening Dean Avenue restaurant

Jazzy Southern Cajun is preparing to open at the former Deano’s/Fat Nanny’s/El Cerrito  location at 1800 Dean Ave. near East Rome Beverage. A local favorite at 2031 Maple Ave., owner Natalie Woods has applied for a beer and wine pouring permit for the business. It next goes before the Rome Alcohol Control Commission, probably atRead more

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Gravy Boat brings back lunch service, including Chili Dogs and burgers (no change in breakfast hours)

Gravy Boat brings back lunch service, including Chili Dogs and burgers (no change in breakfast hours)

 By Natalie Simms The Gravy Boat at 1413 Dean Ave. is now serving lunch in addition to their famous breakfast biscuits. Their new lunch menu includes Chili Burgers, Chili Dogs or Slaw Dogs. “Basically hamburgers and hot dogs with chili or slaw. We also have French fries and onion rings. Each item is only $1.85,”Read more

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A couple of quick dining notes including … gluten-free beer?

A couple of quick dining notes including … gluten-free beer?

Gluten-free beer? We never heard of it either until the above post on Schroeder’s New Deli Facebook page. It’s called Omission and is now on sale at the Broad Street restaurant. It’s a craft beer with a process used to remove the gluten. Served, we’re sure, with gluten-free pizza. So when do we see theRead more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Tuesday (only two)

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Tuesday (only two)

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County No reports Bartow County No reports Gordon County LONG JOHN SILVERS 724 HWY 53 E CALHOUN, GA 30701View inspections: August 19, 2014 Score: 96, Grade: A Read more

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Public Health restaurant scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County CHINA MAX 2770 MARTHA BERRY HIGHWAY, SUITE 802 ROME, GA 30165View inspections: August 18, 2014 Score: 89, Grade: B JAPAN CAFÉ 2770 MARTHA BERRY HWY, SUITE 840 ROME,Read more

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Massive American flag now flying over Turner McCall as part of soon-to-open O’Charley’s

Massive American flag now flying over Turner McCall as part of soon-to-open O’Charley’s

With opening day set for Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. (with a ceremony to precede it), Wayne Robinson has O’Charley’s just about ready off Turner McCall near Avenue A in Rome. Crews were going through a “punch list” on Friday and, starting Monday, the staff will go through a week of in-store training. As muchRead more

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