Category Archives: Dining

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday.

FLOYD Coosa Country Club: Kitchen, 92. Snack bar, 91. Truett’s Chick-fil-A, 100. Ana’s by the River, 87. BARTOW No reports.. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining & Drink: River Remedy Brewery almost ready along the Etowah River. Take a video tour and see a few snaps below as well.

Dining & Drink: River Remedy Brewery almost ready along the Etowah River. Take a video tour and see a few snaps below as well.

  River Remedy Brewing Co. is close to being ready. You can take a quick video tour of what’s been done to enhance the 320 Glenn Milner Blvd. with Justin Shepard. The video is about 3:30 minutes long and gives you a good look at what’s ahead. Much of the interior is ready, says Shepard… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Tuesday. No reports from Wednesday. Next update probably Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Tuesday. No reports from Wednesday. Next update probably Tuesday.

FLOYD Hot Dog Hut base, 100. Sweet Like Me, base, 100. BARTOW Caribbean Food of Cartersville, 100 (initial inspection). GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Buzz: AdventHealth Gordon updates visitor policy. Rome Board of Education will hold a Board Retreat on Tuesday, Nov. 30,

Buzz: AdventHealth Gordon updates visitor policy. Rome Board of Education will hold a Board Retreat on Tuesday, Nov. 30,

  The Rome Board of Education will hold a Board Retreat on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the Sheraton Suites Galleria-Atlanta located at 2844 Cobb Parkway SE, Atlanta. The retreat begins at 8:30 a.m.   Read more

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Updated: Nailed it! Honeymoon Bakery’s Megan Ware, Kate White win The Food Network’s ‘Holiday Baking Championship: Gingerbread Showdown.’ See them recreate the 4-foot by 4-foot showpiece at the Broad Street shop today.

Updated: Nailed it! Honeymoon Bakery’s Megan Ware, Kate White win The Food Network’s ‘Holiday Baking Championship: Gingerbread Showdown.’ See them recreate the 4-foot by 4-foot showpiece at the Broad Street shop today.

  Megan Ware had us at fried apple pie when Blossom Hill BBQ & Burgers opened  in June and the season switch to Georgia pecan is just as tempting. But Monday, a national TV audience got to know more about the Darlington grad as she and Kate White, work partners at Honeymoon Bakery on Broad… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores. No reports from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores. No reports from Friday.

FLOYD Ole Tymer barbecue, Broad Street, 96. Eggs Up, 85. Jack’s, Martha Berry, 100. BARTOW Waffle House, U.S. 411, 98. Moe’s, 95. Johnboy’s Home Cooking, 95. Midway Munchies, base and mobile, 100. Ferley’s barbecue, base and mobile, 100. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Business: A. Dam Food Truck Park and Beer Garden opens in Cartersville. Rome’s Buffalo Wild Wings to open in March. Karma Sports Bar to replace buffet; entertainment site OK’d.

Business: A. Dam Food Truck Park and Beer Garden opens in Cartersville. Rome’s Buffalo Wild Wings to open in March. Karma Sports Bar to replace buffet; entertainment site OK’d.

Thee’s something new, or perhaps restored, that combines two recent fads: Craft beer and food trucks. Only maybe it is easier to call it by the secondary branding: A. Dam Food Truck Park and Beer Garden. The A is for Allatoona Dam and what’s now available is described as “a daily rotation of the area’s… Read more

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Dining: Pizza Farm’s return now has a solid foundation as slab has been poured at new home across from Rockmart High.

Dining: Pizza Farm’s return now has a solid foundation as slab has been poured at new home across from Rockmart High.

Rockmart’s Pizza Farm continues comeback bid: The new year was barely a week old when a fire took out the storied Pizza Farm restaurant in Rockmart. A regional favorite open Thursdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (especially the fried chicken), fire crews battled for hours but were unable to save the business.… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores. No reports from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores. No reports from Friday.

FLOYD Zaxby’s, Martha Berry, 90. Wings & Seafood, Shorter Avenue, 82. BARTOW McDonald’s, Adairsville, 100. Tacos N Subs, Adairsville, 89. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining & Drink: A heavy metal night for Newby Farm & Vineyard at state wine competition. Last call at Sports Page? Moe’s welcomes new look — and Icees.

Dining & Drink: A heavy metal night for Newby Farm & Vineyard at state wine competition. Last call at Sports Page? Moe’s welcomes new look — and Icees.

Newby Farm & Vineyard ‘metals’ at state wine competition: This update from Shannon Newby (pictured with Billy at the awards): “We are thrilled to announce our Blanc du Bois was recognized by the Georgia Wine Trustees as the Best of Georgia. Four of our wines received medals, but this additional honor was a big surprise.What… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday: none. Thursday’s scores below.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday: none. Thursday’s scores below.

FLOYD Bojangles, Redmond Circle, 90. BARTOW Taco Bell/Pizza Hut Express, Cass White Road, 96. Popeye’s, Cass White Road, 92. Captain D’s, 88. McDonald’s, Grassdale, 97. Bartow Nutrition, 92. GORDON Advent Health Gordon, 100. POLK Tallatoona Polk Childhood Development, 100. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: ‘What’ll ya have… what’ll ya have?’ How about The Varsity looking seriously in Cartersville near the new auto museum?

Dining: ‘What’ll ya have… what’ll ya have?’ How about The Varsity looking seriously in Cartersville near the new auto museum?

    A “naked dog” could be about to change Northwest Georgia’s dining habits. The Varsity, a mainstay in Atlanta that has spread to Kennesaw, Dawsonville, Athens and almost Rome more than a decade ago, could be coming to Cartersville. The rumored site is in front of Tractor Supply at Tennessee Street just beyond the… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday; no updates from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday; no updates from Friday.

FLOYD Bojangles, Martha Berry Highway, 95. Pelican’s Snoballs, 99. Rome Crisis Stabilization Unit, 63. Previous: 86 on April 8, 1-2A Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(1)(a)-(c)1,4,5,6-14,15, 16] Observed PIC unable to demonstrate knowledge of rules and regulations as it relates to food safety. PIC did not have knowledge of requirement to have sanitizer test strips (no strips were found… Read more

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Dining: Chicken & dressing, cheesybeef casserole, salmon patties highlight this week’s final menu at Martha’s Skillet in Coosa.

Dining: Chicken & dressing, cheesybeef casserole, salmon patties highlight this week’s final menu at Martha’s Skillet in Coosa.

Martha Benton’s final week in Coosa began this morning at 6 a.m. By 7 p.m. Friday, Martha’s Skillet will call it a career after decades of service to the Coosa community. Perhaps appropriately, the menu for the week was posted — as always — on Sunday evening. It looks like Martha and crew are serving… Read more

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Dining: Pick O’ Deli closes Dean Avenue location, ‘hoping to remodel and be back in business sometime in 2022.’ Customers are being referred to the Riverside location.

Dining: Pick O’ Deli closes Dean Avenue location, ‘hoping to remodel and be back in business sometime in 2022.’ Customers are being referred to the Riverside location.

This has not been a good month for meat-and-three fans. First came word of Martha’s Skillet closing as of this Friday, Oct. 29. Well, there’s another surprise. The original Pick O’ Deli on Dean Avenue has closed, at least for now. Customers arriving Saturday afternoon were greeted by be digital sign telling them the location… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores: No updates from Friday; latest from Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores: No updates from Friday; latest from Thursday.

FLOYD McDonald’s, Shorter Avenue, 96. Seven Hills Nutrition, Shorter, 93. BARTOW Econolodge, breakfast, 100. Fire It Up, dining, base and mobile, all 87. El Dorado, 93. Taco Bell, West Avenue. 100. GORDON Hardee’s, Calhoun, 84. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: A taste of Puerto Rico now open in Calhoun at Boriken Restaurant. Permits approved for alcohol at new Fairfield Inn (restaurant planned), wine at Eggs Up Grill — and ‘drag show’ returns to Tortaco on Broad.

Dining: A taste of Puerto Rico now open in Calhoun at Boriken Restaurant. Permits approved for alcohol at new Fairfield Inn (restaurant planned), wine at Eggs Up Grill — and ‘drag show’ returns to Tortaco on Broad.

    Here’s a genre we don’t see a lot in Northwest Georgia: Puerto Rica cuisine. We have friends, natives of Puerto Rico, who frequent several such restaurants in Atlanta and maybe one or two a bit closer to Rome but none this close. It appears Borkien Restaurant off South Wall Street in Calhoun has… Read more

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