Category Archives: Dining

Jack’s makes it official on Shorter Avenue. A quick look inside Sellers Eatery on Broad Street.

Jack’s makes it official on Shorter Avenue. A quick look inside Sellers Eatery on Broad Street.

  Plans for a second Jack’s fast food restaurant are now on file at the planning department in the Carnegie Building. It will rise at 2501 Shorter Ave. in West Rome, complimenting the store on Martha Berry in Armuchee. The site is the former Magic Wand car wash near Sonic. Jack’s, based in Birmingham, was… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

  Floyd County No restaurant reports. Bartow County Krystal  185 LAKEPOINT PKWY CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 View inspections: July 6, 2017 Score: 94, Grade: A PG Baseball Concession Stand-North Quad (LP) (Food Service Inspections) 755 HWY 293 EMERSON, GA 30137 View inspections: July 6, 2017 Score: 93, Grade: A PG Baseball Concession Stand-South Quad (LP) (Food… Read more

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LocoMex gets closer with interior, exterior tweaks — and bands scheduled. Just up the street, Sellers opens this morning. Calhoun’s Chick-fil-A closed this month for remodel. Plus: Restaurant notes.

LocoMex gets closer with interior, exterior tweaks — and bands scheduled. Just up the street, Sellers opens this morning. Calhoun’s Chick-fil-A closed this month for remodel. Plus: Restaurant notes.

  LocoMex Mexican Restaurant is just about ready to get those fajitas sizzling. Another round of hiring was held Wednesday at 201 Broad St. (Magretta Hall) in advance of an opening that can’t be more than a few days away. As of Wednesday night, they were still awaiting the alcohol license. But one indicator everything… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

  Floyd County CREEKSIDE RESTAURANT  23 OLD CEDARTOWN RD CAVE SPRING, GA 30124 View inspections: July 5, 2017 Score: 96, Grade: A Bartow County CICI’S PIZZA 240 CHEROKEE PL CARTERSVILLE, GA 30210 View inspections: July 5, 2017 Score: 97, Grade: A Santana Mini Mart Restaurant 114 MERCHANT SQ CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: July 5,… Read more

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Dining: The brink of a sushi war? Chef Chen (Riverbend) closing briefly to add hibachi grill, sushi bar Plus: Very high marks for surging Chick-fil-A.

Dining: The brink of a sushi war? Chef Chen (Riverbend) closing briefly to add hibachi grill, sushi bar Plus: Very high marks for surging Chick-fil-A.

  Chef Chen Buffet  at 29 Riverbend Drive off Turner McCall is closing today through around July 26 for remodeling and upgrades. Among the plans: Adding a hibachi grill and a sushi bar. That creates yet another choice for diners in the immediate area when you consider Blue Fin and Ichiban are just up Turner… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores: 49/U for Cedartown restaurant.

Public Health restaurant inspection scores: 49/U for Cedartown restaurant.

  Floyd County No reports Bartow County LARRY’S GIANT SUBS  220 CHEROKEE PL CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: July 3, 2017 Score: 100, Grade: A Sonic Cartersville  833 JOE FRANK HARRIS PKWY CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: July 3, 2017 Score: 91, Grade: A Gordon County No reports. Polk County The Border Bar & Grill … Read more

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The Gravy Boat closes on Dean Avenue after 36 years. ‘I’m just ready to retire,’ says owner Debbie White. No changes at Pick-o-Deli, owned by her brother.

The Gravy Boat closes on Dean Avenue after 36 years. ‘I’m just ready to retire,’ says owner Debbie White. No changes at Pick-o-Deli, owned by her brother.

  MONDAY UPDATES The response to our story Sunday on the closing of The Gravy Boat has been stunning. By sheer “reads” and “views” alone, it easily is among the top stories of 2017. Many are commenting about their favorite biscuits from the Dean Avenue landmark while others are asking about purchasing the business. Some… Read more

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Ideal Meals, which sells ‘fast, fresh, fit’ offerings for pickup or delivery, already preparing 2,000 to 3,000 meals a week.

Ideal Meals, which sells ‘fast, fresh, fit’ offerings for pickup or delivery, already preparing 2,000 to 3,000 meals a week.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net In today’s fast-paced world, it seems we’re always rushing around to make it here or there, do this or that to fit everything into our day. The one thing so many often neglect is a fresh, healthy, home-cooked meal, opting instead for the nearest drive-through. Enter Ideal Meals, the new fast,… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores

  Floyd County No reports Bartow County 1902 Stock Exchange  124 PUBLIC SQ ADAIRSVILLE, GA 30103 View inspections: June 30, 2017 Score: 96, Grade: A Maple Ridge-CPLACE  22 MAPLE RIDGE DR CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: June 30, 2017 Score: 93, Grade: A Pizza Place  6103 JFH PKWY STE D ADAIRSVILLE, GA 30103 View inspections:… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores: No new reports

Public Health restaurant inspection scores: No new reports

  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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Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores

  Floyd County No reports Bartow County TOWNSEND PARK HEALTH & REHAB (Food Service Inspections) 196 DIXIE AVE CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: June 28, 2017 Score: 95, Grade: A Gordon County KRYSTAL 652 HWY 53 E CALHOUN, GA 30701 View inspections: June 28, 2017 Score: 80, Grade: B Polk County Soli’s Soup Salad &… Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores

  Floyd County No reports Bartow County CARTERSVILLE COUNTRY CLUB  1310 JFH PKWY CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: June 27, 2017 Score: 93, Grade: A Gordon County No reports. Polk County Quality Inn Food Service (Food Service Inspections) 925 N MAIN ST CEDARTOWN, GA 30125 View inspections: June 27, 2017 Score: 100, Grade: A Chattooga… Read more

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First look at fast food of the future as McDonald’s in Armuchee is revamped for next generation

First look at fast food of the future as McDonald’s in Armuchee is revamped for next generation

Here’s your first look at the fast food restaurants of the future. A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday morning at the McDonald’s on Martha Berry Highway in Armuchee as the restaurant officials reopened following extensive renovations. The above photos from Manager Carla Hammonds show the restaurant’s upgrades include kiosks and tables that light up.   Read more

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