Category Archives: Dining

Variances sought for proposed Taco Bell on Martha Berry Highway

Variances sought for proposed Taco Bell on Martha Berry Highway

    The city’s Board of Adjustments this month is scheduled to take up some zoning variances to allow a vacant commercial property on Martha Berry Hwy., across from Mount Berry Square Mall, to become a new Taco Bell. The zoning variance shows basic plans for the project proposed by Taco Bell of America, LLCRead more

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Regional Public Health restaurant scores: From 75 to one perfect score

Regional Public Health restaurant scores: From 75 to one perfect score

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Blue ink indicates 95 or better scoring; red ink, anything below 70. For the week of June 19-25. Floyd County GRADY’S BBQ & GRILL – mobile unit 3033 1/2 MAPLE RD LINDALE, GA 30147View inspections:July 2, 2014 Score: 99, Grade: A OLE TYMER BBQ ARMUCHEE 4534 MARTHA BERRY HWY ROME, GA 30165View inspections:July 1,Read more

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Tuesday’s Public Health Restaurant inspection reports

Tuesday’s Public Health Restaurant inspection reports

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Blue ink indicates 95 or better scoring; red ink, anything below 70. Floyd County OLE TYMER BBQ ARMUCHEE 4534 MARTHA BERRY HWY ROME, GA 30165View inspections:July 1, 2014 Score: 78, Grade: C PROVINO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT 288 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165View inspections:July 1, 2014 Score: 87, Grade: B STATE MUTUAL STADIUM 755 BRAVES BOULEVARD BLVD ROME,Read more

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Monday’s Public Health Restaurant inspection scores

Monday’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 OLE TYMER BBQ/WHERE PIGS FLY1000 BROAD ST ROME, GA 30161View inspections:June 30, 2014 Score: 76, Grade: C  Bartow County No new reports.

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Friday’s Public Health restaurant scores

Friday’s Public Health restaurant scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Blue ink indicates 95 or better scoring; red ink, anything below 70. Floyd County No new reports. Bartow County No new reports

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Thursday’s Public Health restaurant inspection scores

Thursday’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 No reports Bartow County Josie’s Place 4010 HWY 411 RYDAL, GA 30171View inspections:June 26, 2014 Score: 91, Grade: A 

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Ichiban opening still a question mark but it will ‘definitely’ be in July

Ichiban opening still a question mark but it will ‘definitely’ be in July

 Ichiban Japanese Steak & Sushi is expected to open in July but most likely not around the Independence Day holiday as had been rumored. The interior is still coming together as all the trucks and trash bins in front of the store will attest. But much of the infrastructure was in place on Wednesday. AskedRead more

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Regional Public Health restaurant scores: From a 76 to several perfect scores

Regional Public Health restaurant scores: From a 76 to several perfect scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Blue ink indicates 95 or better scoring; red ink, anything below 70. For the week of June 19-25. Floyd County CRAWDADDY’S16 SOUTHFORK DR ROME, GA 30165View inspections:June 25, 2014 Score: 92, Grade: A  CLASSIC BOWLING CENTER 75 HUFFACRE RD ROME, GA 30165View inspections:June 23, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A EL MARIACHI MEXICAN RESTAURANT3349Read more

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Tuesday’s Public Health restaurant scores: New Rome restaurant rebounds with a 93

Tuesday’s Public Health restaurant scores: New Rome restaurant rebounds with a 93

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Blue ink indicates 95 or better scoring; red ink, anything below 70. Floyd County HAPPY WOK 467 TURNER MCCALL BLVD ROME, GA 30165View inspections:June 24, 2014 Score: 93, Grade: A  HIGHLAND RIVERS CENTER/WOMEN’S OUTREACH PROGRAM 6 MATHIS DR ROME, GA 30165View inspections:June 24, 2014 Score: 99, Grade: A RODEWAY INN 712 AVENUE A ROME, GARead more

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Work quickly under way on new O’Charley’s

Work quickly under way on new O’Charley’s

The above photo package shows what work has been done already today as the one-time home of Santa Fe Steakhouse and later Buenavista Mexican Restaurant on Turner McCall just over the Oostanaula Bridge. Look for O’Charley’s to be open by late August. It is one of several new restaurants coming to Rome and Northwest Georgia.Read more

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El Toro site giving way to another Mexican restaurant: Taqueria Vallarta

El Toro site giving way to another Mexican restaurant: Taqueria Vallarta

El Toro Tex-Mex Grill at 2115 Shorter Ave. is giving way to Taqueria Vallarta. Signs are up in the windows long the front side facing Shorter Avenue as well as on the parking lot side. Not much is revealed other than “opening soon” and the restaurant’s name. El Toro closed in April after opening in 2010. SoRead more

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New restaurant updates: Fast food dominates the list, from Rome to Cartersville to Calhoun

New restaurant updates: Fast food dominates the list, from Rome to Cartersville to Calhoun

In Rome: All eyes are on the former Buenavista/Sante Fe site that will give way soon to O’Charley’s first restaurant in Northwest Georgia. Even the arrival of a construction dumpster in front of the vacant restaurant off Turner McCall caused a stir. Also: Ichiban steakhouse and sushi in Charles Hight Square; due early next month.Read more

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Monday’s Public Health restaurant scores

Monday’s Public Health restaurant scores

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Blue ink indicates 95 or better scoring; red ink, anything below 70. Floyd County CLASSIC BOWLING CENTER 75 HUFFACRE RD ROME, GA 30165View inspections:June 23, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A WOW CAFÉ & WINGERY2817 MARTHA BERRY HWY ROME, GA 30165View inspections:June 23, 2014 Score: 76, Grade: C  Bartow County No reports.

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The scoop on Great Harvest’s latest: Homemade ice cream

The scoop on Great Harvest’s latest: Homemade ice cream

Carol Rutledge has been innovative since the day she opened Great Harvest Bread Co. at 606 Broad St. in January 2007. Specialty breads, soup, sandwiches and salads dominate a menu built around freshness and healthy ingredients. There’s always something for those with a sweet tooth, usually a little more exotic than what you’d find inRead more

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Eat free chicken (or other entrees) if you dress the part on July 11 — Cow Appreciation Day —  at Chick-fil-A

Eat free chicken (or other entrees) if you dress the part on July 11 — Cow Appreciation Day — at Chick-fil-A

  It has become one of those important days on the calendar: Chick-fil-A’s annual Cow Appreciation Day celebration, which this year occurs on Friday, July 11. The deal is this: Wear a full costume and you get a free meal. Wear a partial costume and get a free entree. For more on 2104′s event, click Cow Appreciation DayRead more

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