1815 Garrard St., 706-507-0599
Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. It's closed today as part of the Fourth of July holidays, but it will be open Friday and Saturday.
Atmosphere: Big space filled with tables and booths on the right when you enter. To the left is a tempting display of baked goods — sticky buns, cheesecake, cookies, brownies.
Beverages: The usual soft drinks, fruit juices, iced tea and coffee.
Starters: Mozzarella stix, Jalapeno poppers, fried mushrooms and chicken tenders.
Main dishes: There are salads ranging from Cran-Bleu Salad (mixed greens topped with dried cranberries, bleu cheese, pistachio nuts, tomatoes, cucumbers and grilled chicken garnished with marinated asparagus) for $7.25, to a huge chicken salad plate (on a bed of lettuce with tomatoes, egg, cucumber slices and a fresh fruit salad for $6.25). Build-Your-Own-Sandwiches are $6.25 each. But the specialty sandwiches are good, too. Try the Italian Club (salami, pepperoni, prosciutto, bologna and provolone cheese with Italian dressing, lettuce, tomatoes, black olives and banana peppers on a white or wheat hoagie) for $6.95.
Side items: Pasta salad for $1.75; fries and onion rings for $2.50 each or a tossed or Caesar salad for $3.50 each.
Specialty diets: Vegetarians will find Dave's grilled cheese for $4.95, or a pimento cheese or egg salad sandwich for $4.25, as well as the salads and sides. Sandwiches can be made with just the veggies on hand.
What to wear: Extremely casual. While at lunch, you may find business people in suits, don't be surprised to see joggers and tennis players just in from across the street.
Of note: The bakery. The bottom line: There's nothing on the menu that costs more than $7.25.
Desserts: Besides the sticky buns, cheesecake, cookies, brownies, there's ice cream.
Crowds and waiting: It's busy at lunch, but there's always a table available. If there aren't any seats available, look around the room. There's bound to be someone you know. Join them.