restaurants

Asheboro restaurant scene undergoes changes

Asheboro restaurant scene undergoes changes

Dodge City Steakhouse has closed in Ashesboro. (Randolph Record) ASHEBORO — The restaurant scene in Asheboro is on the move with a couple of notable developments. Dodge City Steakhouse on East Dixie Drive has closed. The Asheboro restaurant had been one of seven Dodge City Steakhouses in the state. Those are part of Hodge Restaurant Group, with corporate headquarters in Asheboro. Other than confirming that the Asheboro location has ceased operations, company officials declined to comment on the situation. “Due to an active lawsuit, we can’t comment at this time,” Amanda Hodge said Monday. “We do want to post (information)…
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Restaurant shuts doors after short time

Restaurant shuts doors after short time

ASHEBORO – About a half-year after opening, Gather on MLK is closing. The restaurant that specialized in sushi and soul food was a victim of circumstances. “I am left with the task of running two restaurants that are located an hour apart,” owner Jasmine Mohamed wrote. “Add to that the severe lack of staffing that seems to be everywhere has left me in a position where I must choose.” The restaurant opened in January as a sister restaurant to Umani Downtown in Salisbury. Mohamed said that with business partner Shawana Farmer going through health issues, it has reduced the available…
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Restaurant to open in former Dixie III building

Restaurant to open in former Dixie III building

Paw-Paw’s Place to add location ASHEBORO – Paw-Paw’s Place is expanding, with a second location to fill a void at a recently closed business. The family-style restaurant will take the spot where Dixie III long held a presence on East Dixie Drive in Asheboro. “We’re adding a location,” Paw-Paw’s Place owner Mitchell Simmons said Monday. “I’ve been looking to expand. It was a good fit for us.” Simmons said he’s aiming to open the second location within the next 30 days, hoping to nail down a date within a week or two. “I’m pushing for the next 30 days,” he…
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