Category Archives: Dining

Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Blue ink indicates 95 or better scoring; red ink, anything below 70. Floyd County ARBY’S 805 MARTHA BERRY BLVD ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: April 4, 2014 Score: 84, Grade: B WENDY’S  3343 MARTHA BERRY HWY ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: April 4, 2014 Score: 86, Grade: B Bartow County NoRead more

Share
Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Blue ink indicates 95 or better scoring; red ink, anything below 70. Floyd County  LOS PORTALES MEXICAN RESTAURANT 2439 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: April 3, 2014 Score: 91, Grade: A SWIFT & FINCH COFFEE 600 BROAD ST ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: April 3, 2014 Score: 93, Grade:Read more

Share
Another ‘sign’ of progress for Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi

Another ‘sign’ of progress for Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi

Work continues to flow smoothly at the latest restaurant joining Charles Hight Square: Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi. The front sign went up and more is on the way as the restaurant prepares for a late spring or early summer opening. The shop at 481 Turner McCall Blvd. is owned by Chin Mo Yi. A $300,000 “buildout” isRead more

Share
Regional weekly Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Regional weekly Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Blue ink indicates 95 or better scoring; red ink, anything below 70. Week of March 27-April 2 Floyd County  CUPCAKES AROUND THE CORNER 410 BILLY PYLE RD ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: March 31, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A CUPCAKES AROUND THE CORNER – mobile unit 410 BILLY PYLE RD ROME,Read more

Share
Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Blue ink indicates 95 or better scoring; red ink, anything below 70. Floyd County  OLIVE GARDEN 789 TURNER MCCALL BLVD NE ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: April 1, 2014 Score: 87, Grade: B Bartow County No reports Tuesday.

Share
Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Blue ink indicates 95 or better scoring; red ink, anything below 70. Floyd County  CUPCAKES AROUND THE CORNER 410 BILLY PYLE RD ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: March 31, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A CUPCAKES AROUND THE CORNER – mobile unit 410 BILLY PYLE RD ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: MarchRead more

Share
Buzz: Gas prices top $3.40 in parts of Northwest Georgia. A ‘Mellow’ May ahead in Cartersville

Buzz: Gas prices top $3.40 in parts of Northwest Georgia. A ‘Mellow’ May ahead in Cartersville

Gas prices continue to climb: Gas prices are back at the $3.40-a-gallon mark across the state, according to Georgia Gas Prices. In Rome, the Hi-Tech at Martha Berry Highway and John Davenport was at $3.42 on Friday afternoon. We saw a spike about this time last year as well. In fact, we were paying closerRead more

Share
Friday’s Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Friday’s Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Blue ink indicates 95 or better scoring; red ink, anything below 70. Floyd County  ARAMARK – JAVA CITY 2277 MARTHA BERRY HWY MOUNT BERRY, GA 30149 View inspections: March 26, 2014 Score: 99, Grade: A  CAVE SPRING SCHOOL 13 ROME RD CAVE SPRING, GA 30124 View inspections: March 26, 2014 Score:Read more

Share
Dining: Ana’s at Etowah Crossing ‘on hold.’ Valhalla gets ‘fresh’ change of dining options. Helping Relay. Mudbugs in Cartersville

Dining: Ana’s at Etowah Crossing ‘on hold.’ Valhalla gets ‘fresh’ change of dining options. Helping Relay. Mudbugs in Cartersville

What’s next for Ana’s/Rotolo’s? We received two emails on that subject on Thursday. Any plans to move to Etowah Crossing (Kmart, Home Depot area) are on hold, according to the landlord. The restaurant’s Facebook page and owner Ana Williamon’s page also contain pleas for updates on a new venue. Stay tuned. Some ‘fresh’ ideas forRead more

Share
Why so many chicken-based restaurants in our area? Overall sales jump. And who’s on top? Chick-Fil-A

Why so many chicken-based restaurants in our area? Overall sales jump. And who’s on top? Chick-Fil-A

  Maybe this explains the chicken chain boom in Northwest Georgia. According to Technomic, which studies the food industries and emerging trends, “chicken chains” saw a 5.1 percent spike in sales in 2013. That compares to a 3.5 percent sales increase for the 500 largest restaurant chains, down from gains of 4.9 percent a year earlier.Read more

Share
Rome’s ‘genuine southern hospitality’ part of the lure behind the soon-to-open O’Charley’s

Rome’s ‘genuine southern hospitality’ part of the lure behind the soon-to-open O’Charley’s

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net Rome’s ‘southern hospitality’ and family oriented community make it a perfect fit for the addition of an O’Charley’s Restaurant and Bar franchise. Local developers Wayne Robinson and Brooke Temple recently announced plans to bring the national restaurant chain to Northwest Georgia. “We looked at a number of different concepts that wouldRead more

Share
Update: Make that Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi at Charles Hight Square

Update: Make that Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi at Charles Hight Square

It’s amazing how some things fall together over a lunch conversation in Rome. It turns out a colleague heard that Sumo Japanese Steak House in Newnan was behind the new steakhouse coming to Charles Hight Square. For obvious reasons, they couldn’t use Sumo up here. A call to Newnan and then to the owner broughtRead more

Share
What’s next for Anna’s Rotolos,  part II

What’s next for Anna’s Rotolos, part II

One of the better read stories we’ve posted this week was about the fate of Anna’s Rotolos Deli, now closed at its latest location on Shorter Avenue. From Broad Street a spot behind Walgreens to the latest location, Anna Williamon has a loyal client group, as well as a mobile one. A sign on theRead more

Share
Robinson, Temple bringing O’Charley’s to former Santa Fe site in Rome

Robinson, Temple bringing O’Charley’s to former Santa Fe site in Rome

O’Charley’s Restaurant and Bar is coming to Rome at the former home of Santa Fe Cattle Co. and Buenavista Mexican restaurant on Turner McCall near Blue Fin and Jandy’s. Wayne Robinson and Brook Temple are bringing the franchise to town. Look for a refit to get under way soon with the restaurant adopting O’Charley’s newRead more

Share
New owners, same menu for Fox’s Pizza Den in Armuchee

New owners, same menu for Fox’s Pizza Den in Armuchee

  A father-and-son team will  be reopening  Fox’s Pizza Den at 3672 Martha Berry in Armuchee by mid-April. That’s the word from Jerry Teasley, area developer for the Murrysville, Pa.-based chain. The shop should return by mid-April with the same menu including pizza, stromboli, wings and salads, Teasley says.   u items previously available, Teasley says, including pizza,Read more

Share