Category Archives: Dining

Dining: Homestead taking a break. Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Homestead taking a break. Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

  From The Homestead Restaurant in Rome: “We will be closed from July 2 through July 9; reopening on Friday, July 10, at 5 p.m.”   FLOYD Stonebridge Grill, 91. Log Cabin Smokehouse,  84. Popeye’s, 96. Gondola’s, 98. BARTOW Coconuts, Cartersville, 100. Cracker Barrel, Adairsville, 91. Mangnuson hotel, Adairsville, 100. Wendy’s, Ga. 20, 95. GORDON Holiday… Read more

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Dining: Aventine returns after deep cleaning — but takes a break starting Friday. Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

Dining: Aventine returns after deep cleaning — but takes a break starting Friday. Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

  Aventine reopens following employee’s positive test: The restaurant announced its closing last week for a deep clean and sanitizing after one employee tested positive for coronavirus. Aventine reopens this week,  5-9 p.m. today through Thursday. It will close again Friday through Thursday, July 9, for the Independence Day holiday. FLOYD Open Door Home Boys, 91.… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD LINDE MARIES STEAKHOUSE ON THE SQUARE, LLC 18 BROAD ST CAVE SPRING, GA 30124 Last Inspection Score: 88 SWEET P’S @ THE PALLADIUM 69 CHURCH ST ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 98 BUCKET O’ SHRIMP 1517 DEAN AVENUE ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 95 BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK No… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

FLOYD Hardee’s, Cedartown Highway, 96. Harvest Moon at Forrest Place, 100. BARTOW Rollins Child Development Center, 100. McDonald’s,  Grassdale, 95. GORDON Mulligan’s, Calhoun, 100. Denny’s, Resaca, 86. POLK Bojangles, Rockmart, 97. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Soho Hibachi reopens in West Rome for take out only; lights up the phone lines and social media. Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

Dining: Soho Hibachi reopens in West Rome for take out only; lights up the phone lines and social media. Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

  Soho Hibachi is back with carryout service: So this was lighting up Facebook on Wednesday. The return of Soho Hibachi at 1505 Shorter Ave. in West Rome. The restaurant first closed on March 20 because of the coronavirus outbreak. Faithful fans have looked for signs of a comeback, even commenting on social media about… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD Gravy Boat, 81. Hot Wings Etc., Maple Avenue, 91. Panera Bread, 87. Waffle House, U.S. 411, 87. Domino’s Pizza, East Rome, 100. BARTOW No reports. GORDON Crazy Acres Bar & Grill, Plainville, 100. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

FLOYD Bojangles, Martha Berry, 96. Krystal, Shorter Avenue, 95. Shane’s Rib Shack, 85. Arby’s Martha Berry Highway, 93. Martha Berry Boulevard, 95 Burger King, Turner McCall, 94. BARTOW Swheat Market, 96. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD A & B CREEKSIDE, LLC 23 OLD CEDARTOWN RD CAVE SPRING, GA 30124 Last Inspection Score: 86 BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK PETRO’S PIZZA 1785 BUCHANAN HWY CEDARTOWN, GA 30125 Last Inspection Score: 96 CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

    FLOYD Provino’s, 92. Roma Mia, 100. F & P Georgia, cafe, 99. BARTOW T & K Cafeteria, Taylorsville, 91. Krab Kween, mobile, 100. Southern Comforts, base and mobile, 90. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

FLOYD Krystal, Turner McCall, 84. Hardee’s, Turner McCall, 90. BARTOW Barnsley Gardens Pavilion, 100. GORDON Waffle House, Red Bud, 84. Guacamole’s, Calhoun, POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA McDonald’s, Summerville, 82. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD City Creamery, 91. McDonald’s, Turner McCall, 94. BARTOW Community Coffee Shop, mobile, 100. General Store and Mercantile Cafe, Adairsville, 100. Tikiz Shaved Ice and Ice Cream, Cartersville, mobile, 100. GORDON No reports. POLK Arby’s,  Red Bud, 96. Burger King, Wall Street, 96. Grand Stanz, Calhoun, 96. Subway, Ga. 53, Calhoun, 97. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday. 75/C for Cartersville sandwich shop.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday. 75/C for Cartersville sandwich shop.

FLOYD IHOP, 96. La Parrilla, 97. Red Lobster, 88. Lumina Coffee Shop, 96. BARTOW McDonald’s, Cass White Road, 93. Tellus Science Museum, 100. Los Arcos, 85. Kobe Japanese Restaurant, 96. Subway, U.S. 411, Cartersville, 75/C. Previously: 80 on Oct. 29. 4-2B Violation of Code: [511-6-1.05(7)(a)1] Observed bread mats not cleaned at a frequency necessary to maintain food… Read more

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Business: The Christmas shopping season will be different with JC Penney’s departure at Mount Berry Mall and the addition of East Bend retailers. What to expect five months out.

Business: The Christmas shopping season will be different with JC Penney’s departure at Mount Berry Mall and the addition of East Bend retailers. What to expect five months out.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net Rome’s retail landscape has seen several changes in recent years with the closures of Sears, Kmart, Payless Shoes Source, Pier 1 Imports and now the going-out-of-business sale at JC Penney. With changes ahead at Mount Berry Mall, plus the construction of the East Bend development bringing some 20 to 28 new retailers… Read more

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Dining: Appalachian Grill, one of Northwest Georgia’s ‘destination’ restaurants, grows again both indoors and outside.

Dining: Appalachian Grill, one of Northwest Georgia’s ‘destination’ restaurants, grows again both indoors and outside.

    You usually don’t need a reason to go to Appalachian Grill, known as the place with a killer menu and atmosphere “under the bridge” in downtown Cartersville. It remains the go-to spot for birthdays, anniversaries and other celebrations as well as home to some of the region’s best dining (our favorite, The Appalachian… Read more

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Dining: Tortaco Mexican Restaurant opens in downtown Rome. Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Tortaco Mexican Restaurant opens in downtown Rome. Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

  Tortaco Mexican Restaurant now open at 201 Broad St. (Magretta Hall). The hours are Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. until 9 p.m, until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday,and noon until 8 p.m. Sunday. The restaurant’s owner appears before the Rome Alcohol Control Commission from a pouring license on Monday. For more, including the temporary… Read more

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