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Public Health restaurant inspection scores: Another ‘U’ for Rome restaurant

Public Health restaurant inspection scores: Another ‘U’ for Rome restaurant

Floyd County LANDMARK RESTAURANT 2740 MARTHA BERRY HWY ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: June 23, 2015 Score: 62, Grade: U 1-2 Certified Food Safety Manager does not demonstrate profienciecy in active mangerial control measures / CA: Persons in charge, managers or CFSM must be properly trained or retrained  New Violation. 2-2B Violation of Code: [.03(5)(j)1&2]… Read more

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Restaurants: Pick-o-Deli celebrates with veggies. Two Partridge updates. News from Brewhouse and Jefferson’s in Cedartown.

Restaurants: Pick-o-Deli celebrates with veggies. Two Partridge updates. News from Brewhouse and Jefferson’s in Cedartown.

Open since 1982, Pick-o-Deli at 1403 Dean Ave. in Rome is celebrating its 33rd year with a half-price deal on any third vegetable you order. The family owned, cafeteria-style restaurant is known for its large vegetable selection and the servers usually can be seen in their “eat your veggies” T-shirts. Its sister restaurant, The Gravy… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Floyd County PRUITT HEALTH – ROME  2 THREE MILE RD ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: June 22, 2015 Score: 78, Grade: C Bartow County No reports. Gordon County No reports. Polk County No reports. Chattooga County No reports. Read more

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Restaurants: Make way for Mickey D’s. A Wendy’s double. Barbecue almost ready. And Blue Ridge’s Fightingtown nails it.

Restaurants: Make way for Mickey D’s. A Wendy’s double. Barbecue almost ready. And Blue Ridge’s Fightingtown nails it.

  The Chevron is so much rubble and the golden arches — or the 2015 equivalent — due next at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Grassdale Road in Cartersville. McDonald’s is adding another location just up the road from a recently remodeled store. It is the second fast-food giant to improve its U.S. 41… Read more

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Public Health Restaurant inspection scores: “U” for Calhoun restaurant

Public Health Restaurant inspection scores: “U” for Calhoun restaurant

Floyd County JANDY’S FROZEN YOGURT  715 TURNER MCCALL BLVD ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: June 19, 2015 Score: 100, Grade: A Bartow County No reports. Gordon County CADDYSHACK SNACKS  143 CRAIGTOWN RD CALHOUN, GA 30701 View inspections: June 19, 2015 Score: 68, Grade: U read more Read more

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Public Health Restaurant inspection scores: U for ‘country kitchen’

Public Health Restaurant inspection scores: U for ‘country kitchen’

Floyd County ARBY’S 805 MARTHA BERRY BLVD ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: June 18, 2015 Score: 99, Grade: A BREWHOUSE MUSIC AND GRILL 327 BROAD ST ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: June 18, 2015 Score: 83, Grade: B LOWE’S COUNTRY KITCHEN 255 PROSPERITY WAY ADAIRSVILLE, GA 30103 View inspections: June 18, 2015 Score: 64, Grade:… Read more

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Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Floyd County ROME BRAVES MOBILE CONCESSIONS-Hot Dog Cart  755 BRAVES BLVD ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: June 17, 2015 Score: 83, Grade: B Bartow County PASTABILITIES ITALIAN RESTAURANT 2810 HWY 113 TAYLORSVILLE, GA 30178 View inspections: June 17, 2015 Score: 91, Grade: A read more Read more

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Wendy’s sets sights on Heritage First Bank site as business dominoes continue

Wendy’s sets sights on Heritage First Bank site as business dominoes continue

Last week, survey crews were measuring the front, side and rear lot lines of the Heritage First Bank East Rome office at 1700 Turner McCall Blvd. Their presence wasn’t that much of a surprise as the site has been on the market with the community bank’s move to the current Wells Fargo location on Broad… Read more

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Smoothie King coming to the corner of Turner McCall and Martha Berry

Smoothie King coming to the corner of Turner McCall and Martha Berry

Rome’s about to get its first Smoothie King and the location couldn’t be better. Currently home to an ATM from Coosa Valley Credit Union, the lot at the intersection of Turner McCall and Martha Berry should give way to the drive through/walk-up Smoothie King planned by first-time franchisee Jarrod Johnson. He hopes to begin construction… Read more

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Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Floyd County CATERING BY MASON-BOY SCOUT  3624 EVERETT SPRINGS RD ARMUCHEE, GA 30105 View inspections: June 15, 2015 Score: 96, Grade: A CHILI’S GRILL & BAR 1310 TURNER MCCALL BOULEVARD BLVD ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: June 16, 2015 Score: 75, Grade: C read more Read more

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Updated: More signs of The Partridge closing. License not renewed; some furnishings, even Facebook page are gone.

Updated: More signs of The Partridge closing. License not renewed; some furnishings, even Facebook page are gone.

NEW TUESDAY AFTERNOON: The Partridge Restaurant’s owners did not renew their restaurant license with the city of Rome on April 30 as required. The license is based on the volume of sales. THIS MORNING’S STORY Five years ago, Ricky Patterson and Shannon Wilson — a.k.a. “The Partridge Boys” — were preparing to continue a tradition… Read more

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Our guess on Krispy Kreme’s opening: Probably around the end of the year at best.

Our guess on Krispy Kreme’s opening: Probably around the end of the year at best.

They’re calling it a  “small shop doughnut factory serving hot doughnuts.” But for local foodies, it probably is the biggest news since Steak ‘n Shake announced — and then announced in another location — plans to open in Rome. read more Read more

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Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Floyd County GIRL SCOUT CAMP DINING HALL  490 LAKE MARVIN RD ARMUCHEE, GA 30105 View inspections: June 15, 2015 Score: 96, Grade: A PASQUALE’S  HIGHWAY 27, NORTH N ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: June 15, 2015 Score: 88, Grade: B Bartow County Sixes Tavern 650 HENDERSON DR CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: June 15, 2015… Read more

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Johnny Mitchell’s transition begins in Euharlee — and Cartersville. Schroeder’s on Broad spruces up.

Johnny Mitchell’s transition begins in Euharlee — and Cartersville. Schroeder’s on Broad spruces up.

As Johnny Mitchell’s Smokehouse prepares for its expanded, full-service restaurant and catering operation at West End Commons in Cartersville, the “original” in Euharlee already is operating under new conditions. It has transitioned  a bit to walk-up ordering with normal seating in the dining area. The above image shows where customers walk up, order from a… Read more

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Tracking what’s up at The Partridge

Tracking what’s up at The Partridge

We’re attempting to reach Ricky Patterson this evening to find out what’s happening with the stately Partridge, a downtown destination for nearly a century and home of the best fried chicken and chicken livers in Greater Rome. The family style dining experience kick started by Patterson and Shannon Wilson appears empty. No signs or notes… Read more

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