ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- A new restaurant is moving into Elmira's Southside Downtown District.

This weekend, Original Southern Plates will open its doors to customers.

Elmira Downtown Developments calls it southern food "with a modern twist."

Menu items include fried chicken with red velvet waffles, hush puppies and shrimp and grits.

Original Southern Plates is on South Main street between West Hudson and West Gridley.

The grand opening is happening on Saturday at 11:00 a.m.