Category Archives: Dining

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

FLOYD Girls Scout Camp, 100. Blossom Hill BBQ & Burgers, 100 (pre-opening). BARTOW Wendy’s, Adairsville, 95. Subway, Joe Frank Harris Parkway, 91. America’s Cafe,  Joe Frank Harris Parkway, 100. Fresh Donuts, Adairsville, 100. GORDON No reports.. POLK Tacos El Camino, Cedartown, 100. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

FLOYD TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE 1451 TURNER MCCALL BLVD ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 100 BARTOW LENAFAYE’S LLC (BASE) Last Inspection Score: 100 LENAFAYE’S LLC (MOBILE) Last Inspection Score: 100 HOMESTEAD NUTRITION LLC 10 HAMILTON BLVD NW STE A CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 Last Inspection Score: 100 GORDON No report. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Bulldawgs American Grill bringing hot dogs, burgers, wings to popular Dean Avenue venue.

Dining: Bulldawgs American Grill bringing hot dogs, burgers, wings to popular Dean Avenue venue.

    That “available” sign from Martin’s Real Estate in front of the recent Bucket O’ Shrimp didn’t last long — and here’s why. Bulldawgs American Grill is on the way. Unlike the recent seafood or barbecue themes at 1517 Dean Ave. (still miss Bonez & Gristle), Bulldawgs is going mainstream with wings, burgers,  hot… Read more

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Dining & Drink: Big Door Vineyards, east of I-75 near White, is a big deal. It captures a relaxing wine country feel, great tastes and draws from across the region — and state lines.

Dining & Drink: Big Door Vineyards, east of I-75 near White, is a big deal. It captures a relaxing wine country feel, great tastes and draws from across the region — and state lines.

We spent a flavorful day in Napa Valley years ago and since then have made trips to the booming wineries in Dahlonega and Young Harris — as well as a few stops in more recent years to  Ellijay and Jasper. We could have saved the gas mileage by staying closer to home, say 32 miles… Read more

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Dining: Adairsville Coffee Co. opens new location on Joe Frank Harris Parkway. Nita’s Kitchen and Vive Wellness now open in Calhoun featuring healthy eating options, meal prep.

Dining: Adairsville Coffee Co. opens new location on Joe Frank Harris Parkway. Nita’s Kitchen and Vive Wellness now open in Calhoun featuring healthy eating options, meal prep.

Adairsville Coffee Co. celebrated their new location at 6365 Joe Frank Harris Pkwy. in Adairsville with a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday. The coffeeshop brews #JustBetter custom coffee and offers a variety of coffee beverages. They also offer a breakfast menu with pastries, bagels and breakfast sandwiches along with a variety of… Read more

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Dining: ‘Rome’s oldest barbecue,’ Troy’s BBQ on North Broad, is closing. Original opened in 1929.

Dining: ‘Rome’s oldest barbecue,’ Troy’s BBQ on North Broad, is closing. Original opened in 1929.

    Rome’s dining scene is losing another landmark.  Troy’s BBQ, at 1024 N. Broad St. in the Five Points shopping center on North Broad St. An institution for more than 90 years, and especially during the heyday when owned by the late Broadus P. Coker, the restaurant is closing. For ages, Troy’s was at… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

FLOYD LINDE MARIES STEAKHOUSE ON THE SQUARE, LLC 18 BROAD ST CAVE SPRING, GA 30124 Last Inspection Score: 90 LOCAL JOE’S AT CAVE SPRING 6 BROAD ST CAVE SPRING, GA 30124 Last Inspection Score: 99 BARTOW CHUCKS CURBSIDE LLC (MOBILE) Last Inspection Score: 100 KRAB KWEEN (MOBILE) Last Inspection Score: 100 KRAB KWEEN (BASE) 1340… Read more

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Dining & Drink: Newby tasting room opens Tuesday with $15 flights, charcuterie boards. New barbecue due soon in Acworth grew from backyard to competitions to catering to restaurant.

Dining & Drink: Newby tasting room opens Tuesday with $15 flights, charcuterie boards. New barbecue due soon in Acworth grew from backyard to competitions to catering to restaurant.

    Newby Farm and Vineyard tasting room opens Tuesday at 411 Broad St.  A labor of love for family and friends, the tasting room for Newby Farm and Vineyard opens to the community on Tuesday with at least seven locally crafted wines to sample and buy. William and Shannon Newby have spent several years nurturing… Read more

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Dining & Drink: Newby Farm & Vineyard tasting room opens April 20 with $15 flights, charcuterie boards.

Dining & Drink: Newby Farm & Vineyard tasting room opens April 20 with $15 flights, charcuterie boards.

    Newby Farm and Vineyard tasting room opens April 20 at 411 Broad St.  A labor of love for family and friends, the tasting room for Newby Farm and Vineyard opens to the community on Tuesday with at least seven locally crafted wines to sample and buy. William and Shannon Newby have spent several years… Read more

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Dining: Tropical Smoothie Cafe due at East Bend on May 1 (or maybe May 8) with a surprising menu — and smoothies, too.

Dining: Tropical Smoothie Cafe due at East Bend on May 1 (or maybe May 8) with a surprising menu — and smoothies, too.

      You’ve got to respect the general manager of a new cafe who calls just before 10 p.m. on a Monday. Jennifer Voils’ enthusiasm for Tropical Smoothie Cafe at 1451 Turner McCall Blvd. is that strong. The cafe is across the court from Xfinity at East Bend or as Voils tells folks, “behind… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

FLOYD BAYMONT INN & SUITES – CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 2209 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165 Last Inspection Score: 90 COMFORT SUITES OF ROME – BREAKFAST 23 CHATEAU DR SE ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 96 BARTOW HAMPTON INN (EMERSON) 86 OLD ALLATOONA RD EMERSON, GA 30137 Last Inspection Score: 100 GORDON WORLD OF WINGS 171… Read more

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Dining: Las Mesas Mexican Grill heading to former wings spot in Armuchee. Krab Kween’s reign resumes with grand reopening April 17 in Cartersville.

Dining: Las Mesas Mexican Grill heading to former wings spot in Armuchee. Krab Kween’s reign resumes with grand reopening April 17 in Cartersville.

    Las Mesas Mexican Grill is opening soon in Armuchee. The business, believed to be back by several area chefs, is quickly coming together with crews spotted both inside and outside in recent weeks. The site, off Martha Berry, was home to Chuck Patel’s WOW Cafe & Wingery for a decade. Patel chose not to renew… Read more

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Dining. The scoop on Marble Stone Creamery and Great American Cookies in Cartersville. Incredible, edible options including red velvet cake, cheesecake, blue cotton candy and stuffed Oreo.

Dining. The scoop on Marble Stone Creamery and Great American Cookies in Cartersville. Incredible, edible options including red velvet cake, cheesecake, blue cotton candy and stuffed Oreo.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net It’s the best of both worlds…cookies and ice cream, and marble-slab ice cream at that. As soon as I heard the news that a Great American Cookies and Marble Slab Creamery combo store was coming to Cartersville, I knew my family would have to go check it out after it opened.… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday.

FLOYD Bojangles, Martha Berry Highway, 95. Subway at Floyd, 97. Wings & Seafood, Shorter Avenue, 81. BARTOW No reports. GORDON Ara Concessions, Calhoun, 100. Paulette’s Sweet Treats, Calhoun, 100. POLK Taco Man, Cedartown, 100. CHATTOOGA Leroy Massey Elementary, 91. Read more

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