Category Archives: Dining

Dining & Drink: Northwest Georgia’s wine offerings continue to grow. Big Door in eastern Bartow draws strong reviews; Three Strands grand opening in Dallas next month; and Newby Farm’s tasting room is due soon.

Dining & Drink: Northwest Georgia’s wine offerings continue to grow. Big Door in eastern Bartow draws strong reviews; Three Strands grand opening in Dallas next month; and Newby Farm’s tasting room is due soon.

As a lot of eyes continue to watch for the opening of the Newby Farm and Vineyard tasting room at 411 Broad St., fans of Georgia wineries have a few other things on their radar as well. First, Newby Farm: The official word is the announcing on the opening is due soon. Three Strands Vineyard… Read more

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Dining: After 30 years in the ‘corporate world’, Eggs Up Grill’s Andy Wright ready to grow his own business in Rome. A closer look at family behind Rome’s newest restaurant opening Monday.

Dining: After 30 years in the ‘corporate world’, Eggs Up Grill’s Andy Wright ready to grow his own business in Rome. A closer look at family behind Rome’s newest restaurant opening Monday.

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net After 30 years in various corporate roles for companies across the country, local Eggs Up Grill franchisee Andy Wright decided he wanted to build a business of his own. So, he left his job as Chief Financial Officer of Eggs Up Grill, headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, and to open his own… Read more

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Dining: After 12 years on Broad Street, Jay Shell and Rome City Brewing Company officially closing its doors on April 3.

Dining: After 12 years on Broad Street, Jay Shell and Rome City Brewing Company officially closing its doors on April 3.

With an offer pending on the building at 331 and 333 Broad Street, owner Jay Shell says he will be officially closing the doors on the Rome City Brewing Company at the end of business on Saturday, April 3. It will be almost 12 years to the day that he originally opened as ‘333 on… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

FLOYD DAYS INN ROME – CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 840 TURNER MCCALL BOULEVARD BLVD ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 99 REDMOND REGIONAL COFFEE SHOP 501 REDMOND RD ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 87 BARTOW BOOTH WESTERN ART MUSEUM 501 MUSEUM DR CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 Last Inspection Score: 100 BOJANGLES 459 E MAIN ST CARTERSVILLE, GA… Read more

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Dining: Order up! Eggs Up Grill opens Monday at 6 a.m. at East Bend in Rome. Menu includes breakfast, brunch, burgers.

Dining: Order up! Eggs Up Grill opens Monday at 6 a.m. at East Bend in Rome. Menu includes breakfast, brunch, burgers.

    Here’s some news that might make Sunday’s time change a bit more bearable on the Monday morning: With a 100 score on the preopening Pubic Health inspection, Eggs Up Grill plans to open this Monday, March 15, at 6 a.m. The sun won’t even be up for more than another hour thanks to the Eastern… Read more

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Business: 411 Nutrition now open near Antigua in East Rome. Tropical Smoothie Cafe hiring for East Bend restaurant. New Xfinity store a real upgrade.

Business: 411 Nutrition now open near Antigua in East Rome. Tropical Smoothie Cafe hiring for East Bend restaurant. New Xfinity store a real upgrade.

  Fresh from a perfect 100 final Public Health inspection score, 411 Nutrition at 855 Cartersville Highway, inside the Rome Village shopping center adjacent to Walmart, is open. Owner Jessica Akins’s shop  includes flavors from birthday cake to peach cobbler, pralines and cream to peanut butter cup, plus seasonal flavors. Hours: Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 8… Read more

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Word on the Tweet: Blossom Hill barbecue, burgers targets May opening. Takeout fish, fish — at Publix? Daily deals now at Lobrillo’s (and a quick Chicago fix).

Word on the Tweet: Blossom Hill barbecue, burgers targets May opening. Takeout fish, fish — at Publix? Daily deals now at Lobrillo’s (and a quick Chicago fix).

  Monday is a big day for West Third and the River District as the Rome City Commission gets a first indepth look at the Four Stones’ plan for the area, including 2.2 acres it wants to buy from the city. Other development is continuing, including the Blossom Hill barbecue and burgers spot coming behind… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores from Friday.

FLOYD THE SHRIMP BOAT 402 E 2ND AVENUE ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 100 DON NEO’S TACOS AND ELOTES 2 1010 MARTHA BERRY BLVD ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 100 BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK WINGS PLUS 808 W ELM ST ROCKMART, GA 30153 Last Inspection Score: 96 CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: So which beers pair best with shrimp, chicken and fried livers? We have some recommendations for Shrimp Boat’s new owners.

Dining: So which beers pair best with shrimp, chicken and fried livers? We have some recommendations for Shrimp Boat’s new owners.

  Rome’s ever-changing restaurant market continues to shift, this tmie with not just new ownership of The Shrimp Boat but also a new menu item. Beer. Restauranteer Jeremy Duke — who with his stepfather Truman Webb and business partner Tyson Dube continue to expand their dining options — seeks a beer pouring license from Rome’s Alcohol… Read more

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Dining (well, dessert): T-minus 3 weeks for cookie/creamery due in Cartersville. Mountains adds soft service in Rome.

Dining (well, dessert): T-minus 3 weeks for cookie/creamery due in Cartersville. Mountains adds soft service in Rome.

One of the most-watched new businesses has been the Great American Cookies/Marble Slab Creamery coming to Main Street Commons in Cartersville. The store, near the Kohls’ end of the shopping center, has been on radar since fall. The latest update shows an opening in three weeks, just in time for spring. Speaking of ice cream,… Read more

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Dining: Pick O’ Deli’s new Riverside location now open. It arrives exactly a year after Fuddruckers closed.

Dining: Pick O’ Deli’s new Riverside location now open. It arrives exactly a year after Fuddruckers closed.

  Pick O’ Deli’s Riverside is now open at 595 Riverside Parkway,  according to several social media posts from customers on Saturday. The new location  was due by March 1 and it appears that goal is reached.  The restaurant received a ‘100’ on their Public Health Restaurant inspection from Feb. 25. Business hours are 10:30 a.m. to… Read more

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