Category Archives: Dining

Dining: Local, independent coffee shops continue to grow across Northwest Georgia. Wholly Grounds Coffee House is latest to open doors in Cartersville.

Dining: Local, independent coffee shops continue to grow across Northwest Georgia. Wholly Grounds Coffee House is latest to open doors in Cartersville.

The growth of independent, local coffee shops continues in Northwest Georgia as Wholly Grounds Coffee House opens its doors this week at 851 Joe Frank Harris Parkway (inside the Ingles shopping center) in Cartersville. Owners Tom and Kim Easter have been making plans for the coffee shop over the last few years and are excited to… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday.

FLOYD COUNTRY INN & SUITES – CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 231 HIGHWAY 411 ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 91 HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES – CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 35 HOBSON WAY SE ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 91 DRAGON DRIVE-IN 3105 MAPLE RD ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 96 BARTOW TELLUS NORTHWEST GA SCIENCE MUSEUM… Read more

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Dining: It’s official! Del Taco coming to Shorter Avenue, renovations set to begin this summer at old Burger King location.

Dining: It’s official! Del Taco coming to Shorter Avenue, renovations set to begin this summer at old Burger King location.

  It’s official! Rumored for several months, operators have confirmed plans for a new Del Taco to open at the old Burger King spot at 2114 Shorter Avenue in Rome. Look for renovations to begin this summer and opening by the end of the year. “We are excited to officially confirm that this month we… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW WHOLLY GROUNDS COFFEE HOUSE LLC 851 JOE FRANK HARRIS PKWY CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 Last Inspection Score: 100 GORDON ADVENTHEALTH GORDON 1035 RED BUD RD CALHOUN, GA 30701 Last Inspection Score: 91 POLK BOJANGLE’S -CEDARTOWN / DABNEY’S INC 135 N MAIN ST CEDARTOWN, GA 30125 Last Inspection Score: 83 CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Broad Street Buzz: Doug’s Downtown Deli adds all day breakfast menu. Frios Gourmet Pops expands business hours. Strawberry Blonde returns soon to Rome City Brewing.

Broad Street Buzz: Doug’s Downtown Deli adds all day breakfast menu. Frios Gourmet Pops expands business hours. Strawberry Blonde returns soon to Rome City Brewing.

Doug’s Downtown Deli at 606 Broad Street adds an all day breakfast menu. From Facebook: “Now serving breakfast all day at Doug’s! You can come in and place an order or order through the Waitr App! Come by and try out our breakfast menu!”  The restaurant opens at 7 a.m., Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m. on… Read more

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Dining: Dos Bros Mexican Grill, a Chattanooga-based restaurant chain, plans new location in Rome with two competitors nearby.

Dining: Dos Bros Mexican Grill, a Chattanooga-based restaurant chain, plans new location in Rome with two competitors nearby.

Dos Bros Mexican Grill has announced plans to open a new location in Rome at 22 Carter Avenue, next door to Mathis True Value Hardware, just off Shorter Avenue. The Chattanooga-based chain currently has eight restaurants located in Tennessee and Dalton, Ga. The company plans to open three new restaurants including one in Rome, one in… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD COOSA COUNTRY CLUB CORP. (POOL HUT) MAY 2019-OCTOBER 2019 110 BRANHAM AVE SW ROME, GA 30161 Last Inspection Score: 100 BARTOW SOUTHERN COMFORTS CATERING (MOBILE) 25 FERGUSON DR KINGSTON, GA 30145 Last Inspection Score: 100 SOUTHERN COMFORTS CATERING (BASE) 25 FERGUSON DR KINGSTON, GA 30145 Last Inspection Score: 100 GORDON No reports. POLK No… Read more

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First bites: You’re in for a surprise at new Wings & Seafood on Shorter Avenue. Plentiful wings — and an ample side of fried rice.

First bites: You’re in for a surprise at new Wings & Seafood on Shorter Avenue. Plentiful wings — and an ample side of fried rice.

There are food arguments that can last forever: Best mayonnaise (Duke’s). Preferred barbecue. And top wings. There’s a new contender for that last listing, Wings & Seafood  at 1939-B Shorter Ave. It opened in West End) around two months ago. There’s a long list of wing spots throughout Northwest Georgia, including a few regional chains. But… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW Barnsley Gardens, Adairsville: Woodland Grill, 84. Pavilion, 100. Rice House, 96. Beer garden, 100. Georgian Hall, 93. GORDON Velo Vineyard, Calhoun, 87. POLK China One, Cedartown, 84. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday. Cartersville Asian, pizza restaurants both fail. Scores: 58, 66.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday. Cartersville Asian, pizza restaurants both fail. Scores: 58, 66.

FLOYD Jandy’s Frozen Yogurt, 100. BARTOW Grand China, 58. Last two inspections: 80, 87. 1-2A Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(1)(a)-(c)1,4,5,6-14,15, 16] Observed PIC not properly trained as evidenced by priority violations including failure to show evidence that employees are required to report certain diseases, lack of bodily fluid clean up kit, improper employee beverages, improper cold holding, improper… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD Domino’s,  Shorter Avenue, 97. WinShape Retreat: The retreat, 88. Dining hall, 100. Normandy Inn, 92. BARTOW Fountains in Cartersville, 100. Maine Street Coastal Cuisine, 92. Subway, U.S. 411, Cartersville, 92. GORDON Calhoun Health Center, 89. Del Taco, Calhoun, 95. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday

FLOYD Classic Bowling, West Rome, 91. Pruitt Health, Three Mile, 91. BARTOW Red Lobster, Cartersville, 89. Tacos n Subs, Adairsville, 80. Tarasco’s, 77. GORDON Grand Stanz, Calhoun, 96. POLK Burger King, Cedartown, 84. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday

FLOYD GIRL SCOUT CAMP DINING HALL 490 LAKE MARVIN RD ARMUCHEE, GA 30105 Last Inspection Score: 100 BARTOW WENDY’S (EMERSON) 95 ALLATOONA ROAD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 Last Inspection Score: 98 GORDON S & J EVENTS AND CAFE, LLC. 455 BELWOOD ROAD STE 20 CALHOUN, GA 30701 Last Inspection Score: 100 POLK THE STEAK HOUSE 414… Read more

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New Murphy USA station near East Rome Walmart flying together. New Waitr delivery service debuts in Rome, seeks drivers. Food City breaks ground on a nearly 41,000-square-foot Calhoun location Thursday.

New Murphy USA station near East Rome Walmart flying together. New Waitr delivery service debuts in Rome, seeks drivers. Food City breaks ground on a nearly 41,000-square-foot Calhoun location Thursday.

  The new Murphy USA fuel center is rising quickly atop the former location at the East Rome Walmart off U.S. 411 and Callier Springs Road. The popular fill-up spot — which featured a small store with walk-up service and restrooms, closed April 24. The new location is scheduled to open this summer.  It is… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

FLOYD Starbucks, Kroger (Rome), 89. BARTOW Cartersville Country Club, pool. 100. McDonald’s, Adairsville, 91. GORDON Sub Delights, Calhoun, 92. 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 Checkers, Broad Street, 96. Jandy’s, Rome, 100. Renaissance Marquis, 91. BARTOW Maple Ridge, Cartersville, 96. GORDON Red Roof Inn, Calhoun, breakfast, 100. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD Donimo’s, East Rome,100. Happy Wok, 91. Las Palmas, Riverside Parkway, 95. Zaxby’s, Turner McCall, 93. BARTOW No reports. GORDON Quality Inn breakfast, Calhoun, 91. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

FLOYD Outback Steakhouse, Rome: 82. BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Weekend update presented by The Forum River Center: Celebrating moms today. Weather cancels a day on the water. Weekend images. A look ahead to next weekend with Relay for Life, Walk with a Doc and Star Wars Night at Rome Braves.

Weekend update presented by The Forum River Center: Celebrating moms today. Weather cancels a day on the water. Weekend images. A look ahead to next weekend with Relay for Life, Walk with a Doc and Star Wars Night at Rome Braves.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com WEEKEND IMAGES DINING: Mom’s day better be more than a pizza (unless she’s into that): Your best bet is to call mom’s favorite and try to beg your way in at this late hour. Check the Facebook posts first and, if she leaves it… Read more

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