Category Archives: Dining

Newsletter: Coming soon — ‘sushi amplified’ on Broad Street. Aw, Ratz: Kayak/tube business closes.  Home prices soar; sales up, too. Business Buzz: 8 updates at a glance. Peaks & Valleys: Swimming with sharks; farewell to a friend.

Newsletter: Coming soon — ‘sushi amplified’ on Broad Street. Aw, Ratz: Kayak/tube business closes. Home prices soar; sales up, too. Business Buzz: 8 updates at a glance. Peaks & Valleys: Swimming with sharks; farewell to a friend.

  Rock N’ Roll Sushi headed to downtown Rome’s hot 200 block. What started in Mobile, Ala., in 2010 from a husband-and-wife team has grown to more than 50 locations, one of which will fill the briefly vacant spot at 208 Broad St. in downtown Rome. Rock N’ Roll Sushi — “sushi amplified” as the… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Tuesday.

FLOYD Pepperell High, Primary: 100. BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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

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

FLOYD Aventine, 96. Chipotle, 100. Tropical Smoothie Cafe, 96. Blossom Hill, 97. BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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

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

FLOYD Floyd Behavioral Health, 100. BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday.

FLOYD Wendy’s,  Shorter Avenue, 83. Huddle House, Sunset Drive, 81. BARTOW No reports. GORDON Applebee’s, 100. Cook Out, 96. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday.

FLOYD Bean’ry, Berry College, 100. Java City, Berry, 100. BARTOW No reports. GORDON El Zarape Restaurant and Market, Calhoun, 82. Taco Bell, Ga. 53, 100. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Popeye’s opens at 10 a.m. Tuesday on Turner McCall. Worker continues on Taco Bell, Buffalo Wild Wings. Bistro 208 closes; up next at former Crawdaddy’s spot: Melinda’s Southern Coastal Kitchen.

Dining: Popeye’s opens at 10 a.m. Tuesday on Turner McCall. Worker continues on Taco Bell, Buffalo Wild Wings. Bistro 208 closes; up next at former Crawdaddy’s spot: Melinda’s Southern Coastal Kitchen.

  Popeye’s opens at 10 a.m. Tuesday on Turner McCall. Look for the hours of operation to match the West Rome location, 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. seven days a week. We’ve got notes into franchisee Funky Chicken Inc. for more. The restaurant was built after Long John Silvers/A & W closed in April 2019.… Read more

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

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

FLOYD No reports. BARTOW No reports. GORDON El Rayos, Calhoun, 91. McDonald’s, Ga. 53, 100. High Point Salon and Health Bar, 100. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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‘A. Dam’ good reason to try Cartersville’s Food Truck Park & Beer Garden. Barbecue, cheesesteak, grilled cheese, hibachi — plus plenty of space, a great bar and a lot of fun.

‘A. Dam’ good reason to try Cartersville’s Food Truck Park & Beer Garden. Barbecue, cheesesteak, grilled cheese, hibachi — plus plenty of space, a great bar and a lot of fun.

The Allatoona Dam Food Truck Park & Beer Garden was rockin’ it at 12:30 p.m. on a chilly Saturday January afternoon. Temperatures of 41 degrees — minus a wind chill and under a surprisingly efficient sun — didn’t chase a lunch crowd from the gorgeous indoor bar or the fleet of food trucks lining the… Read more

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Dining: A year after a fire gutted the Rockmart landmark, the owners of Pizza Farm are preparing to open the new restaurant at another site.

Dining: A year after a fire gutted the Rockmart landmark, the owners of Pizza Farm are preparing to open the new restaurant at another site.

It was a year ago that an early morning fire wiped out the landmark Pizza Farm restaurant at 734 Knox Mountain Road in Rockmart. A suspected electrical fire swept through the building and low water pressure at the fire site hindered all-night efforts to contain the blaze. Twelve months later, as the business itself marks… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores. No Friday reports; we expect normal updates resuming next week.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores. No Friday reports; we expect normal updates resuming next week.

  Public health tells us more traditional reports will resume Monday with results posted starting Tuesday morning on this page. FLOYD No reports. BARTOW No reports. GORDON BAPS Shayona Catering, 100. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining & Drink: From growlers to go to a pickup tailgate menu that features team cookies, NW Georgia is ready for tonight’s national championship.

Dining & Drink: From growlers to go to a pickup tailgate menu that features team cookies, NW Georgia is ready for tonight’s national championship.

      With kickoff set for after 8 tonight, several area businesses are catering to Georgia and Alabama fans with special hours and extended to-go menus. The game is on ESPN. Foundry Growler Bar reopens after maintenance, inventory: Those looking for take-home supplies for the game — growlers and such — will find The… Read more

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

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

FLOYD No reports. BARTOW No reports. GORDON Wendy’s, U.S. 41, 91. Dairy Queen, Calhoun, 83. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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2022 dining: Wings, onion rings and a taste of Louisiana on the menu for foodies in the new year — as is a returning favorite with a different concept.

2022 dining: Wings, onion rings and a taste of Louisiana on the menu for foodies in the new year — as is a returning favorite with a different concept.

This is part of a series of previews of what to expect in 2022 Northwest Georgia foodies had a feast in 2021, from Blossom Hill BBQ & Burgers in the River District to Largos off Tennessee and Cherokee in Cartersville. And then there was the continued rollout of new places at East Bend: Eggs Up… Read more

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