Category Archives: Dining

Massive American flag now flying over Turner McCall as part of soon-to-open O’Charley’s

Massive American flag now flying over Turner McCall as part of soon-to-open O’Charley’s

With opening day set for Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. (with a ceremony to precede it), Wayne Robinson has O’Charley’s just about ready off Turner McCall near Avenue A in Rome. Crews were going through a “punch list” on Friday and, starting Monday, the staff will go through a week of in-store training. As muchRead more

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Weekend Buzz: Floyd Schools preview. County wellness grant. Moe’s open mic contest. New Social Media classes

Weekend Buzz: Floyd Schools preview. County wellness grant. Moe’s open mic contest. New Social Media classes

  What’s ahead with Floyd County Schools next week. Click Floyd Floyd County receives $6,000 health promotion and awareness grant from the state county government association. Details Moe’s Southwest Grill, Rome Little Theatre teaming up for open mic nights to raise funds for DeSoto Theatre restoration. Every Thursday from 7 until 9 p.m. now throughRead more

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No new Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia Friday

No new Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia Friday

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County No report. Bartow County No report Gordon County No report Polk County read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk, Chattooga counties

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk, Chattooga counties

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County No reports Bartow County BARNSLEY GARDEN 597 BARNSLEY GARDEN RD ADAIRSVILLE, GA 30103View inspections: August 14, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A Magnuson Hotel (Food Service Inspections)100 GEORGIARead more

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Sign’s up at Jimmy John’s as opening day ticks closer — as does a real ‘sammich showdown’

Sign’s up at Jimmy John’s as opening day ticks closer — as does a real ‘sammich showdown’

Another “sign” of life at Charles Hight Square as Jimmy John’s prepares to open in the wing closest to the intersection of Turner McCall and Fifth Avenue (Sweet Frog, Mattress Firm). The franchise owners hope to be open by the first of September but it could slip a few days into the month. This likely willRead more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk, Chattooga: Blue Fin roars back with a 100

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk, Chattooga: Blue Fin roars back with a 100

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County BLUE FIN RESTAURANT727 TURNER MCCALL BLVD ROME, GA 30165View inspections: August 13, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A CREEKSIDE RESTAURANT23 CEDARTOWN ST CAVE SPRING, GA 30124View inspections: AugustRead more

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Taqueria Vallarta opens in West Rome. Taco Bell bids sought. Church’s work begins. Specialty coffee at Chick-fil-A

Taqueria Vallarta opens in West Rome. Taco Bell bids sought. Church’s work begins. Specialty coffee at Chick-fil-A

  Taqueria Vallarta is open at 2115 Shorter Ave. in the former home of El Toro. The restaurant opened Monday in West Rome and boasts of “authentic Mexican food.” Hous are 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday. For more, clickRead more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk and Chattooga counties

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk and Chattooga counties

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County ALEX’S FROYO 3363 MARTHA BERRY HWY ROME, GA 30165View inspections:August 12, 2014 Score: 99, Grade: A DOMINO’S PIZZA-O’NEILL 20 O’NEILL ST ROME, GA 30161View inspections: August 12, 2014Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk, Chattooga counties

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk, Chattooga counties

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County  No reports Bartow County No reports Gordon County EL RAYOS360 S PIEDMONT ST CALHOUN, GA 30701View inspections: August 11, 2014 Score: 89, Grade: B  readRead more

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The region’s latest mobile dining offering is more than a little cheesy

The region’s latest mobile dining offering is more than a little cheesy

Northwest Georgia just can’t get enough cheese. It wasn’t that long ago, maybe four years, that Harvest Moon’s Wicked Pimina Cheese grew far beyond Greater Rome and Floyd County, including use by one of the upsale burger shops and some glowing accolades from the AJC. read more

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Public Health restaurant reports for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant reports for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County O’CHARLEY’S RESTAURANT + BAR 707 TURNER MCCALL ROME, GA 30165View inspections:August 8, 2014 Score: P, Grade: A  read more

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First bites at Ichiban: Good show, good chow but the guys just down Turner McCall are still the ones to beat

First bites at Ichiban: Good show, good chow but the guys just down Turner McCall are still the ones to beat

  Few things have resonated on Hometown Headlines the way the recent Public Health inspection score did from Blue Fin last week. At last count, nearly 500 people shared the report from the inspectors. By shared, we mean they sent friends a copy of the story/listing and not just the URL on where to findRead more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. items appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County  No reports Bartow County APPLEBEE’S NEIGHBORHOOD BAR & GRILL185 CHEROKEE PL CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120View inspections: August 7, 2014 Score: 97, Grade: A BOJANGLES/CENTRAL PARK)1371 JFH PKWYRead more

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Jimmy John’s hiring 25 to 30 people for Charles Hight Square shop; opening in early September

Jimmy John’s hiring 25 to 30 people for Charles Hight Square shop; opening in early September

With Ichiban Japanese Steak and Sushi now open (click here), attention now turns to another newcomer — its next door neighbor, Jimmy John’s. The popular sandwich shop, which also is next Mattress Firm, could be open as early as Sept. 1 but more than likely open in the second week of September, says Blake McNiece,Read more

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Ichiban open at Charles Hight Square; hours and sample menu

Ichiban open at Charles Hight Square; hours and sample menu

    Rome’s newest steak and sushi restaurant, Ichiban, is open for business. The restaurant, new to Charles Hight Square off Turner McCall and Fifth Avenue, had a soft opening Monday. Ichiban is open from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. for lunch, Sunday through Friday, and for dinner from 5 until 10 p.m. seven daysRead more

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