Category Archives: Dining

Community rallying to help one of their own as Hannah Allmon battles brain cancer.

Community rallying to help one of their own as Hannah Allmon battles brain cancer.

    By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net Just over two months ago, Armuchee’s Hannah Allmon saw her life turned upside down. The 29-year-old general manager of Sam’s Burger-Deli and recent nursing school graduate received the crushing news that she has a malignant brain tumor, glioblastoma. And now, her family, friends, co-workers and the community are rallying… Read more

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Dining: Since closing on Broad Street nearly 15 years ago, Ana’s By the River set to bring her popular rotolos back to downtown Rome later this month.

Dining: Since closing on Broad Street nearly 15 years ago, Ana’s By the River set to bring her popular rotolos back to downtown Rome later this month.

  Ana Williamon is bringing her popular rotolos back to Broad Street. Look for Ana’s By the River to open later this month at 315 Broad St., the former home of Duke’s and onetime Greener Burger. The current Ana’s Rotolos Deli at 1817 N. Broad St. will be closing and relocating to the new spot.… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW TACO BELL (MAIN ST) 403 E MAIN ST CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 Last Inspection Score: 91 GORDON No reports. POLK CHECKER’S 703 N MAIN ST CEDARTOWN, GA 30125 Last Inspection Score: 100 CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining & Drink: Freight & Rail Brewing Co. in Calhoun on track for March 1 opening. Third brewery in Northwest Georgia.

Dining & Drink: Freight & Rail Brewing Co. in Calhoun on track for March 1 opening. Third brewery in Northwest Georgia.

  Freight & Rail Brewing Co. on South Park Avenue in Calhoun is shooting for a March 1 opening, says Justin Childress, one of the business partners. Together with Andrew Tierce and Dakota Rasury as well as head brewer Paul Trail, the region’s newest brewery continues to prepare to open the doors. The brewery has… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday. 47/U for Armuchee Mexican restaurant.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday. 47/U for Armuchee Mexican restaurant.

FLOYD La Conquista, Martha Berry, 47. Previous scores: 83/B on Aug. 5; 72/C on July 22. 1-2A Violation of Code: [511-6-1.03(2)(a)-(l)(n)(o)] Person in charge failed to effectively ensure risk control factors were in compliance during inspection : CA: All persons in charge (whether it is the usual responsibility or not) must effectively manage conditions in establishment to… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday. 74/C for Cartersville restaurant (last inspection, 71).

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Wednesday. 74/C for Cartersville restaurant (last inspection, 71).

FLOYD Mi Alazan, Rome, 82. Church’s Chicken, Shorter, 91. Country House Buffet, Hicks Drive, 90. BARTOW LakePoint: Soccer/Lacrosse concessions, 100. Baseball, south quad, 100. Baseball, north quad, 100. Whistle Stop Express, Cartersville, 74. Previous score: 71 on Jan. 16. 2-2D Violation of Code: [511-6-1.07(3)(a)] Observed no soap located at main kitchen hand sink. CA: Informed PIC, soap… Read more

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Dining & Drink: Bucket O’ Shrimp adds hours. Super Bowl Sunday plans at area spots. Smoke signals (and a cool bar) in Cedartown.

Dining & Drink: Bucket O’ Shrimp adds hours. Super Bowl Sunday plans at area spots. Smoke signals (and a cool bar) in Cedartown.

  Bucket O’ Shrimp adds Tuesday hours: It hasn’t been a good few weeks for restaurants in Rome so here’s a plus. Bucket O’ Shrimp on Dean Avenue is now open Tuesdays. The restaurant had been closed Mondays and Tuesdays since opening in Rome last year. The new hours are now: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Tuesday.

FLOYD Stanley’s on North Broad, 96. BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA Oakview Health, Summerville, 97. Henry’s Restaurant, Summerville, 89. Lyerly Drive-Thru, 96. Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Monday.

FLOYD Starbucks, Turner McCall, 93. Pizza Hut, Lindale, 96. Golden Crown Chinese, Redmond Road, 94. Redmond Regional coffee shop, 95. BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Dining: Discovering the Redneck Reuben (or the next best thing). Scorecard on restaurant exits, openings on Broad Street. Valentine’s: Make those reservations today.

Dining: Discovering the Redneck Reuben (or the next best thing). Scorecard on restaurant exits, openings on Broad Street. Valentine’s: Make those reservations today.

    Return of the Redneck Reuben? One of Johnny Mitchell’s mainstays at the old Smokehouse in Euharlee and later Cartersville’s west end was a sandwich known as the Redneck Reuben. A meal in itself, this takeoff on the classic reuben was worth the drive down Chulio Road to Euharlee or even over to Henderson… Read more

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Business: LocoMex Restaurant closing its doors at end of business today; restaurant for sale for $30,000. It is the sixth Broad Street business to close in recent months.

Business: LocoMex Restaurant closing its doors at end of business today; restaurant for sale for $30,000. It is the sixth Broad Street business to close in recent months.

  Today will be the final day of service at LocoMex Restaurant at 201 Broad St. Owner Federico Gimenez says he has the restaurant for sale at $30,000 to include all furnishings and equipment inside the building. There are three years remaining on the building lease. Today’s business hours are noon-9 p.m. “I live far… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Friday.

FLOYD No reports BARTOW No reports. GORDON No reports. POLK MARTIN’S RESTAURANTS 1460 CHATTAHOOCHEE DR ROCKMART, GA 30153 Last Inspection Score: 97 CHATTOOGA SUBWAY 9880 COMMERCE ST SUMMERVILLE, GA 30747 Last Inspection Score: 89 Read more

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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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