Category Archives: Dining

Quick notes from downtown Rome: Circus sets up, some colorful cross walks, Brew reopens

Quick notes from downtown Rome: Circus sets up, some colorful cross walks, Brew reopens

Colorful crosswalks: Some of the artwork from last Friday’s block party in downtown Rome remains up and very visible as the above image shows in front of Brewhouse Music & Grill earlier today. Speaking of the Brew: Doors are now open and Country Fried Friday is under way. The venue was closed for some flooring… Read more

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Restaurants: ‘In with the old’ at The Partridge as Facebook page goes live.

Restaurants: ‘In with the old’ at The Partridge as Facebook page goes live.

Perhaps it is fitting that the first post on the new Partridge Restaurant Facebook page is this: “We are going back to the recipes Mr. Jacobs developed years ago!” With that, the Thorntons have put up a few photos of Johnny Jacobs in front of the downtown Rome landmark, a restaurant that has been an… Read more

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Dub’s, Harvest Moon, Linde Marie’s, Swheat Market make state’s ‘100 plates locals love’

Dub’s, Harvest Moon, Linde Marie’s, Swheat Market make state’s ‘100 plates locals love’

Explore Georgia, the state’s official tourism and travel site, has come up with “100 plates locals love” and there’s a lot of love for a few hometown favorites here in Northwest Georgia. You’ll see some of the more established restaurants in our area highlighted and newcomer Linde Marie’s in Cave Spring, now celebrating two years.… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Floyd County SOUTHERN FLAVOR RESTAURANT  2 ALABAMA ST CAVE SPRING, GA 30124 View inspections: July 9, 2015 Score: 92, Grade: A TUMLIN HOUSE FOOD SERVICE  38 ALABAMA ST CAVE SPRING, GA 30124 View inspections: July 9, 2015 Score: 100, Grade: A Bartow County read more Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Floyd County No reports. Bartow County TACO N SUBS  4 N TENNESSEE ST CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: July 7, 2015 Score: 86, Grade: B Gordon County CLASSIC KITCHEN  203 RICHARDSON ST, SUITE 110 CALHOUN, GA 30701 View inspections: July 8, 2015 Score: 95, Grade: A read more Read more

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Updated dining notes: Record opening for Jefferson’s in Cedartown. Progress on other newcomers

Updated dining notes: Record opening for Jefferson’s in Cedartown. Progress on other newcomers

Congratulations to the new Cedartown edition of Jefferson’s on this key milestone: “Thank you, Cedartown. You guys set the sales record for a day one opening in the chain of 20 Jefferson’s.” The store on North Main Street opened Monday. Helping make it a record-setting opening: “Several large call-in orders from the hospital and several… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Floyd County FLOYD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH/FLOYD MEDICAL CENTER 306 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: July 7, 2015 Score: 97, Grade: A GRAVY BOAT  1413 DEAN ST ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: July 7, 2015 Score: 82, Grade: B LANDMARK RESTAURANT  2740 MARTHA BERRY HWY ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: July 7, 2015 Score: 81,… Read more

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Public Health Restaurant Inspection scores

Public Health Restaurant Inspection scores

Floyd County EL ZARAPE MEXICAN RESTAURANT  429 BROAD ST ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: July 6, 2015 Score: 91, Grade: A PRUITT HEALTH  2 THREE MILE RD ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: July 6, 2015 Score: 96, Grade: A QUALITY INN – BREAKFAST  40 GRACE DR ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: July 6, 2015 Score:… Read more

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Dining: First bites at Bonez & Gristles. Brewhouse closed through Thursday for floor update

Dining: First bites at Bonez & Gristles. Brewhouse closed through Thursday for floor update

First bites at Bonez & Gristles: Larry Cothran had his hands full on Independence Day — a full parking lot at his new barebecue restaurant at 1517 Dean Ave. and a booth at the afternoon/evening events at Ridge Ferry Park. It came at the end of a busy first week for Bonez & Gristles —… Read more

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Public Health Restaurant Inspection scores

Public Health Restaurant Inspection scores

Floyd County No reports. Bartow County No reports. Gordon County No reports. Polk County No reports. Chattooga County The Willow Tree Grill  592 HIGHWAY 48 SUMMERVILLE, GA 30747 View inspections: July 2, 2015 Score: 88, Grade: B Read more

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Public Health Restaurant Inspection scores

Public Health Restaurant Inspection scores

Floyd County No reports. Bartow County MARTIN’S 1214 W AVE AVE CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: July 1, 2015 Score: 90, Grade: A Gordon County No reports. Polk County No reports. Chattooga County No reports. Read more

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Business: Peach State Labs sold to Arsenal Capital Partners

Business: Peach State Labs sold to Arsenal Capital Partners

Media release: Arsenal Capital Partners today announced the acquisition of Peach State Labs Inc., a leading provider of specialty polymers and chemicals. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Rome, Peach State Labs is a technology driven developer of a variety of specialty polymers and other unique chemicals to a number of end markets, including flooring,… Read more

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Business: Cedartown’s Jefferson’s opens Monday. Skatelife gets a tune-up. Plus: Glad to be GRAD

Business: Cedartown’s Jefferson’s opens Monday. Skatelife gets a tune-up. Plus: Glad to be GRAD

The latest Jefferson’s in Northwest Georgia goes live at 11 a.m. Monday, July 6, as this photo from WGAA’s Andrew Carter shows. The operators have been particularly savvy when it comes to keeping fans in the loop on opening day. They even gave away free T-shirts to Facebook fans who shared their opening status. We… Read more

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Public Health Restaurant Inspection scores: No new reports Tuesday

Public Health Restaurant Inspection scores: No new reports Tuesday

Floyd County No reports. Bartow County No reports. Gordon County No reports. Polk County No reports. Chattooga County No reports. 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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