2500 Buena Vista Road, 706-322-5676
Hours: 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday
>b>Type of food: This started out as a barbecue restaurant, but added soul food in 1990. Barbecue is sold in "trays" for $5.30 for a small to $8.30 for a large. Monday through Saturday, there are different items available on the soul food line. But every day, there's fried pork chops and chicken, baked chicken, rice, candied yams, deviled eggs, coleslaw and potato salad.
Beverages: Tea ($1.25) or lemonade ($1.35).
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Atmosphere: Cafeteria-style line and dining at long tables that encourages talking with both friends and strangers.
Cost: The prices are the same whether you have lunch or dinner, and come with three sides. Sample prices: the catfish ($7.90), liver ($6.80), perch ($7.85) or pepper steak ($6.85). The rib dinner with two sides is $8.05, and chitlins with two sides is $9.85.