Category Archives: Dining

Dining: Sign’s up at new Little Caesar’s. Two Philly Cheesesteak spots under consideration.

Dining: Sign’s up at new Little Caesar’s. Two Philly Cheesesteak spots under consideration.

  Sign’s up at Little Caesar’s in East Rome: With an opening expected in the next few week, motorists on Turner McCall are tracking the daily progress of the stand-alone Little Caesar’s pizza shop. This week, the new sign went up for the carry-out and drive-through location. Hirnig continues as well; please see Snag-a-Job for details on crewmember… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

FLOYD Chicken Salad Chick, 93. Taco Bell, Martha Berry, 97. La Mexicana, Shorter Avenue, 96. BARTOW No reports. GORDON Calhoun Middle, High schools, 100. POLK Burger King, Cedartown, 91. CHATTOOGA Subway, U.S. 27,  Summerville, 92. Read more

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Business: The Season Events celebrates Cartersville addition. Ribbon cutting for $19 million Dixie Specialty Fibers in Trion. Does a famililar name have plans for Broad Street?

Business: The Season Events celebrates Cartersville addition. Ribbon cutting for $19 million Dixie Specialty Fibers in Trion. Does a famililar name have plans for Broad Street?

Armed with jalapeno duck poppers, sausage balls and pimento cheese, The Season Events held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday for the new Cartersville office. Joined by the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce, Holly Lynch and Ray Harris served light snacks during the late-morning ceremony, announcing the opening of the full-service event planning and catering companywhich also offers… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD Arby’s, Martha Berry, 81. BARTOW Little Caesar’s, Cartersville, 89. GORDON Calhoun Coffee Co., 87. W.L. Swain School, Plainville, 100. POLK Bojangles, Cedartown, 83. Cherokee Golf Club, Cedartown, 97. CHATTOOGA Leslie’s Burger Shack, Summerville, 93. Read more

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Dining: Timbo’s Smokehouse, among the region’s top food trucks, to open Rockmart restaurant in November.

Dining: Timbo’s Smokehouse, among the region’s top food trucks, to open Rockmart restaurant in November.

    Tim McGinnis has had a rolling success on his hands for five years. Just about everywhere his food truck, Timbo’s Smokehouse, sets up, the crowd follows. Now he’s adding to the appeal but with a brick-and-mortar location as well. Here’s the update from theh Timbo’s Smokehouse Facebook page. If nothing else, you’ve got… Read more

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Business: $800,000 permit for Panda Express the first at East Bend. Value of three other projects together at more than $5 million.

Business: $800,000 permit for Panda Express the first at East Bend. Value of three other projects together at more than $5 million.

    A building permit for Panda Express with a construction value of $800,000 has been issued by the city of Rome’s building department. Issued to Ledbetter Properties on Oct. 3, the permit lists an address of 1421 Turner McCall Blvd. It is the first permit for the 20 to 28 retailers and restaurants due… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD HAWTHORN SUITES – CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 100 W SECOND AVE ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 100 BARTOW WAFFLE HOUSE (HWY 411) 2310 HWY 411 CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 Last Inspection Score: 97 WHITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1395 CASS-WHITE RD WHITE, GA 30184 Last Inspection Score: 100 WENDY’S (EMERSON) 95 ALLATOONA ROAD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 Last Inspection… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday. 74/C for Cartersville restaurant.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday. 74/C for Cartersville restaurant.

FLOYD Jandy’s Frozen Yogurt, mobile, 100. Kaleido Sno, purple, 90. Jimmy John’s, 91. Spartan Smoothies, mobile, 91. BARTOW Burger King, Cass White Road, 98. Popeye’s, Cass White Road, 100. Subway, Nelson Street, 95. Taco Bell/Pizza Hut Express, 91. Pine Log Elementary School, 100. Veronica’s Restaurant, Cartersville, 100. Waffle House, Joe Frank Harris Parkway, 74. Previous… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

FLOYD Don Neo base, 84. Crawdaddy’s, base, 100. Evergreen Health & Rehab, 94. Subway, Redmond, 96. Winthrop Manor, 96. BARTOW Ate Track, Cartersville, 100. Chick-fil-A, Cartersville, 96. Starbucks at Ingles, West Avenue, 100. Subway, Adairsville, 96. GORDON KFC, Calhoun, 94. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA Chattooga Head Start, Summerville, 96. Read more

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Dining & Drink: Swift & Finch’s unique mobile van back on the road again. Oktoberfest at The Vogue to feature Tim Reynolds. Rome City Brewing expands to Ala. Preview of our podcast with latest craft brewery coming to our area.

Dining & Drink: Swift & Finch’s unique mobile van back on the road again. Oktoberfest at The Vogue to feature Tim Reynolds. Rome City Brewing expands to Ala. Preview of our podcast with latest craft brewery coming to our area.

The region’s funkiest mobile unit, Swift & Finch’s eclectic van, is back in service after a little repair work. It recently was back at the Between the Rivers Farmers Market and currently is on location at 600 Broad St., home of the coffee shop. Recently posted on Swift & Finch’s Facebook page: “After a very frustrating… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD Bella Roma, 91. Floyd Medical Center cafe, 93. Roma Mia, Armuchee, 91. Steak ‘n Shake, 88. Subway, Martha Berry, 87. Wenday’s, Shorter Avenue, 91. BARTOW Adairsville Middle School, 100. Ana’s Mexican Bar & Grill, Euharlee, 91. Bojangles, Adairsville, 93. McDonald’s, Ga. 20,  90. Woodland High School, 100. GORDON Simply Southern, Calhoun, 78. POLK No… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday. 75/C for Rome restaurant.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday. 75/C for Rome restaurant.

FLOYD China City, Rome, 75. Previous score: 86 on April 3. 2-2B Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(5)(j)1&2] Observed employee drink stored directly on food prep table during inspection. Corrective Action: CFSM was notified. Drink was discarded. Employees were educated on proper use and storage of drinks in kitchen area.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation. 4-2A Violation of Code: [511-6-1.04(4)(c)1(iv)] Observed several… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD REGIONAL YOUTH DETENTION CENTER 200 MARABLE WAY ROME, GA 30165 Last Inspection Score: 100 SPARTAN SMOOTHIES 315 RIVERSIDE PKWY STE 160 ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 100 BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday. 72 for Shorter Avenue restaurant.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday. 72 for Shorter Avenue restaurant.

FLOYD Wendy’s,  Shorter Avenue, 72. Previous score: 87 on April 2. 2-2B Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(5)(j)1&2] Observed employee drink store in a container other than a single use cup with lid in straw in kitchen area. CA: Drink was relocated to employee area.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation. 2-2E Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(6)] CFSM was unable to provide evidence of… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

FLOYD Captain D’s, 87. Sonic, 92. Jazzy Hot Wings, Redmond, 85. BARTOW Cass Middle School, 100. El Nopal, Cartersville, 82. Jimmy Johns, Cartersville, 99. Starbucks (Kroger), 100. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA The Crushed Tomato, Summerville, 92. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD Crawdaddy’s, Broad Street, 100 (from Sept. 19, we  missed it). Auntie Annie’s, mall, 93. Highland Rivers/Women’s Outreach, 100. Jamwich, Broad Street, 85. Moe’s Original Barbecue, 84. Subway, Lindale, 96. BARTOW Quality Inn, Adairsville, breakfast, 100. Community Coffee Shop, Adairsville: Shop, 100. Mobile, 91. Kobe, Cartersville, 81. The Page Bar & Grill, Cartersville, 92. Subway,… Read more

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Dining: Bucket O’ Shrimp ‘growing’ in East Rome.

Dining: Bucket O’ Shrimp ‘growing’ in East Rome.

  One of the first things added to the Dean Avenue location of Bucket O’ Shrimp earlier this year was an extended slab of concrete. Months before interior work was completed and the July opening, the pad was down fueling speculation about what else the restaurant would offer. Early on, we were told to expect… Read more

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