Restaurant review: Score a great meal at Ringgold's Home Plate Grill

Meatloaf is served with sides of macaroni and cheese, green beans and hashbrown casserole, clockwise from left, along with a cornbread muffin, at Home Plate Grill in Ringgold, Ga.

If you go

* Where: Home Plate Grill, 7807 Nashville St., Ringgold, Ga.* Phone: 706-935-4663.* Website: http://homeplategrillga.com.* Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday.* Price range: $7 to $9 range for most meat-and-veggie plates.Daily specials (entrees and sides)* Monday: Grilled marinated chicken ($8) and hashbrown casserole* Tuesday: Meatloaf ($7.50) and broccoli casserole* Wednesday: Chicken parmesan ($8.95) or spaghetti ($7)* Thursday: Chicken and dressing ($8) and sweet potato casserole* Friday: Smothered chicken ($8.95) or all-you-can-eat catfish ($14.95) and squash casserole* Saturday: Meatloaf ($7.50) and hashbrown casserole

I don't get to Ringgold, Ga., with any regularity, except for the Dixie Highway Yard Sale in June and the occasional trip to prowl through the downtown antiques stores. But Ringgold Feed & Seed Antiques was celebrating its third anniversary last Saturday, so off I went, unconcerned about the torrents of morning rain and the 65-mile round trip from home.

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