Category Archives: Dining

Word on the Tweet: Better business news? Updates on ‘The Base.’ Mounting flu concerns. Area politics. Restaurant rumors.

Word on the Tweet: Better business news? Updates on ‘The Base.’ Mounting flu concerns. Area politics. Restaurant rumors.

  Some Kiplinger-style updates on our nine key topics in Northwest Georgia: BUSINESS: This week should end on a plus note. A couple of things in the works are expected to gel before sunset. We’ll have the updates once final this afternoon or evening. We’re do for a little good news after a recent spike… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

FLOYD Troy’s barbecue, 87. Courtyard Rome Riverwalk, 88 (food). Dos Bros., 88. BARTOW No reports. 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 Chef Chen Buffet,  Rome, 91. Redmond Regional Medical Center, 90. Bistro 208, 90. Don Neo’s Tacos and Elotes, 81. Little Caesar’s, Turner McCall, 83. BARTOW McDonald’s, Main Street and I-75, 96. Fite Living Center, 100. Subway, West Avenue, 93. GORDON Sonic, Calhoun, 95. Christian and Jake’s, Calhoun, 99. Thurston’s, Calhoun, 91. POLK No reports.… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD China Max, 96. Brookdale Rome, 99. Japan Cafe, 99. BARTOW Mango’s Ice Cream, Cartersville, 100. GORDON No reports. POLK Highland Rivers, Cedartown, 100. Vickie’s Country Kitchen, Cedartown, 99. CHATTOOGA Chattooga County Nutrition Center, 99. Read more

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Dining: El Zarape adds brunch this Saturday, Sunday in downtown Rome. Rome City Brewing seeks liquor pouring license.

Dining: El Zarape adds brunch this Saturday, Sunday in downtown Rome. Rome City Brewing seeks liquor pouring license.

    The ‘Zap adds brunch starting this weekend: When you’ve been around for almost 40 years, you learn to do things right. And you learn it mix it up a bit as well. That’s what’s happening at El Zarape Mexican Restaurant at the corner of Broad Street and Fifth Avenue starting this weekend. The… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW TIKIZ SHAVED ICE AND ICE CREAM (BASE) 221 TALKING ROCK CREEK PROPERTIES RD CHATSWORTH, GA 30705 Last Inspection Score: 100 GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA SUB DELIGHT 11248 HIGHWAY 27 SUMMERVILLE, GA 30747 Last Inspection Score: 91 Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday. 71/C for Cartersville restaurant.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday. 71/C for Cartersville restaurant.

FLOYD Starbucks at Floyd, 100. Floyd Bowling abd Amusement, Riverbend, 91. Huddle House, 82. Sweet Pickles, Broad Street, 97. BARTOW Zaxby’s, Marketplace, Cartersville, 83. Whistle Stop Express, Cartersville, 71. Previous score: 82 on May 12. 1-2B Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(3)(a)] Observed no certified food safety manager for facility. CA Informed PIC that the facility must have at… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

FLOYD Milano’s, mall location, 95. La Michoacano, mall location, 91. Roman Grill, mobile, 96. Not Your Granny’s, South Broad, 89. BARTOW Country Inn and  Suites, Cartersville, 96. Tropical Smoothie Cafe, 91. Tikiz Shave Ice mobile, 100. GORDON No reports. POLK McDonald’s, Rockmart, 95. Captain D’s, Rockmart, 96. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: McAlister’s Deli plans August opening; 40-60 jobs. Latest addition to your East Bend tenant scorecard.

Dining: McAlister’s Deli plans August opening; 40-60 jobs. Latest addition to your East Bend tenant scorecard.

The McAlister’s Deli coming to the East Bend center (former Kmart) off Turner McCall is scheduled to open in August if construction stays on schedule. Both corporate and franchise teams say the restaurant likely will be open from 10:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. (although a 10 p.m. closing is under consideration).  The franchisee is looking to… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday. 64/U for Rockmart restaurant.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday. 64/U for Rockmart restaurant.

FLOYD Ryan’s, 84. Blue Fin, 91. BARTOW Waffle House, West Avenue. 95. Georgia Highlands, Aladdin, 96. GORDON Restaurante El Carnitas, 87. POLK Popeye’s, Rockmart, 98. Martin’s Restaurant, Rockmart,  64. Previous score: 99 on July 18. 1-2A Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(2)(a)-(l)(n)(o)] REPEAT: Active Managerial Control measures are not satisfactory for establishment to be in compliance with code. Corrective Action:… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

FLOYD Bojangles, Turner McCall, 91. The Farmhouse Kitchen, Armuchee, 86. McDonald’s, Shorter Avenue, 88. Quality Inn, breakfast, Rome, 85. Wendy’s,  Martha Berry, 96. BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK Barterhouse Bar & Grill, Rockmart, 100. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD MISS JULIA’S CAFÉ (VFW) 2632 CEDARTOWN HWY ROME, GA 30162 Last Inspection Score: 94 LOU CORA’S BBQ-BASE 150 PREACHER SMITH RD SILVER CREEK, GA 30173 Last Inspection Score: 100 LOU CORA’S BBQ-MOBILE 150 PREACHER SMITH RD SILVER CREEK, GA 30173 Last Inspection Score: 100 BARTOW LEE ANN’S SIMPLY SOUTHERN TOO 940 HWY 140, NW… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday. 75/C for senior living campus in Rome.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday. 75/C for senior living campus in Rome.

FLOYD Aventine, 91. Etowah Landing Care and Rehabilitation, Rome, 93. Seven Hills Place, Rome, senior living, 75. Previous score: 2-2D Violation of Code: [511-6-1.07(3)(b)] Observed no paper towels at hand washing sink in kitchen. CA: discussed with pic-pic replaced  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation. 4-1A Violation of Code: [511-6-1.04(4)(c)1(i)(ii)(iii)(v)(vi)(vii)(viii)] Observed raw animal foods not separated from ready to eat foods… Read more

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Zen Ramen & Sushi Burrito (seriously) getting great reviews in Cartersville. First bites at Sammy’s American Grill.

Zen Ramen & Sushi Burrito (seriously) getting great reviews in Cartersville. First bites at Sammy’s American Grill.

>Above: The ‘hype’ video for the new restaurant; heavy on decor and design. Yes, you read that name correctly: Zen Ramen & Sushi Burrito. It is perhaps the coolest name since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. And based on 27 Facebook reviews to date, the food and settings are pretty cool as well (4.9 out of… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday. 65/U for new Rockmart restaurant.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday. 65/U for new Rockmart restaurant.

FLOYD Riverwood Personal Care, 91. Sumo, 85. Southern Flavor Restaurant,  Cave Spring, 92. Soho Hibachi, Shorter Avenue, 94. The Season Events, Glenn Milner, 100. BARTOW Mule House Wood Fired Pizza, mobile and base, 100 each. GORDON No reports. POLK Timbo’s Smokehouse, Aragon, 100. Huddle House, Cedartown, 97. Barterhouse Bar & Grill, Rockmart, 65. Last score:… Read more

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