Category Archives: Dining

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday.

FLOYD No report. BARTOW No reports. GORDON Mr. Sumo, 408 Court St., Calhoun, 91. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining and Drink: River Remedy Brewing continues to come together off Glenn Milner in Rome.

Dining and Drink: River Remedy Brewing continues to come together off Glenn Milner in Rome.

River Remedy Brewing continues to assemble Rome’s latest craft brewery. There are a lot of eyes watching the progress on Glenn Milner Boulevard as River Remedy Brewing builds toward an opening in Rome. Lots of work continues inside, including much of the equipment needed to make craft beer just off the Etowah River. Asked about a… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Thursday.

FLOYD Shorter: University, 91. Starbacks, 100. Hawk’s Nest, 87. Darlington: Cafeteria, 100. Middle School, 100. Georgia Highlands, 92. BARTOW Bartow County Jail, 96. Krystal, Morningside Drive, 82. Hometown Steak & Que, 99. GORDON Belwood Elementary, 96. Crazy Acres, 100. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Hiring under way for 200 jobs at Cartersville’s Texas Roadhouse; mid November opening planned.

Dining: Hiring under way for 200 jobs at Cartersville’s Texas Roadhouse; mid November opening planned.

    Texas Roadhouse is bringing 200 jobs to Cartersville/Bartow County as the company prepares to open the 7,570-square-foot restaurant, at 195 Main Street Market Place in mid November. It will feature both dining and curbside to go. Those interested in employment can apply online at https://bit.ly/3ls0n63   Walk-ins are also accepted. Texas Roadhouse is conducting in-person interviews at a… Read more

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Business: Ulta Beauty targeting mid-November opening at Riverbend Center in Rome. Plus: New Popeye’s wasting no time on Turner McCall.

Business: Ulta Beauty targeting mid-November opening at Riverbend Center in Rome. Plus: New Popeye’s wasting no time on Turner McCall.

Ulta Beauty plans soft opening followed by grand opening around mid-November. That’s the latest work from the corporate office for the new store at Riverbend Center off Turner McCall, going into the former Pier 1 spot. Store hours will be 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; until 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; and from 11 a.m.… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

FLOYD No reports. BARTOW No reports. GORDON Red Bud elementary, middle schools,100. Bowman’s Restaurant, Resaca, 100. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Pandemic Life: Looking for some outdoor dining options? Here is a newcomer at a familiar spot (Shrimp Boat), our favorite (Sam’s Burger-Deli) and one of the region’s top dining destination, Appalachian Grill.

Pandemic Life: Looking for some outdoor dining options? Here is a newcomer at a familiar spot (Shrimp Boat), our favorite (Sam’s Burger-Deli) and one of the region’s top dining destination, Appalachian Grill.

  During the first wave of the pademic, many restaurants turned to to-go orders to survive. As restrictions were rolled back, restaurants saw a surge in diners asking for outdoor options. Even Yelp! features a “filter” for outdoor dining. With the delta surge continuing, COVID-conscious patrons are again requesting outdoor tables whlie some just never… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

FLOYD No reports. BARTOW Tiger Lilly Estates, 100. GORDON Morning Pointe, Calhoun, 92. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No report. Read more

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Dining: Jefferson’s opens Monday at 11 a.m. in Calhoun. Fazoli’s ribbon-cutting is Monday; opens to the public at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Due soon on Cartersville’s west side: Kabab Delight.

Dining: Jefferson’s opens Monday at 11 a.m. in Calhoun. Fazoli’s ribbon-cutting is Monday; opens to the public at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Due soon on Cartersville’s west side: Kabab Delight.

Jefferson’s Calhoun location opens at 11 a.m. Monday. The guys behind Jefferson’s on Broad Street in Rome are ready with their expansion into Calhoun. Wayne Mullinax and Bart Kinne brought the franchise at 340 Broad St. more than five years ago and will formally open Monday at 447 Ga. 53 in the shopping center that is home to Food Depot… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

FLOYD Armuchee Elementary School, 100. Glenwood Elementary School, 91. BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

    FLOYD East Central Elementary, 97 Anna K Davie Elementary, 96 BARTOW Woodland Elementary, 100. La Birria Loca (Base), 100. La Birria Loca  (Mobile), 100. GORDON No reports. POLK JNC Hospitality LLC – Quality Inn Food Service, 100. JC’s Snack Shack, 100 JC’s Snack Shack (Mobile), 100 CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Buc-ee’s opening still a go for 6 a.m. Monday. Even more sushi/hibachi heading to Calhoun.

Dining: Buc-ee’s opening still a go for 6 a.m. Monday. Even more sushi/hibachi heading to Calhoun.

Monday morning’s scheduled debut of Buc-ee’s is a go. Doors will open at 6 a.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony set for 1 p.m. The massive conveniene store and gas “oasis” is at 601 Union Grove Road just off I-75. It features more than 53,200 square feet and offers 120 fueling positions just outside its store with thousands of… Read more

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Dining changes continue: Timbo’s Smokehouse closing Rockmart restaurant; will focus on catering and using the space for events.

Dining changes continue: Timbo’s Smokehouse closing Rockmart restaurant; will focus on catering and using the space for events.

  In context: Yet another local favorite is exiting the restaurant side of the food industry. For the third time in under a week, a popular local restaurant has closed or announced plans to stop in-person dining. It started with O’Charley’s in Rome (the site eventually will give way to Buffalo Wild Wings) and was… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday. 70 for Calhoun fast-food spot.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday. 70 for Calhoun fast-food spot.

FLOYD No reports. BARTOW Clear Creek Elementary School Adairsville, 100. Pizza Hut Adairsville, 99. General Store and Mercantile Cafe Adairsville, 100. Adairsville Coffee Company, 91. GORDON Popeye’s, 70. Previous scores: 99 on Feb. 8, 73 on Jan. 28. 2-1B Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(5)(c)] Observed food employee leave the bathroom and not wash hands upon entering the kitchen.… Read more

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Dining: Ringgold the next stop for Jefferson’s. The Calhoun location is just about ready.

Dining: Ringgold the next stop for Jefferson’s. The Calhoun location is just about ready.

    Calhoun Jefferson’s just about ready: The Jefferson’s chain continues to grow with Calhoun just about ready. Wayne Mullinax and Bart Kinne, partners in the Rome location at 340 Broad St., continue to prep the Calhoun location at 447 Ga. 53. It is n the shopping center with Food Depot and Tractor Supply behind Taco Bell and Chick-fil-A. Kinne on… Read more

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