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Taqueria del Sol is celebrating its 10th anniversary by opening one of its four restaurants on Sundays in April with special menus. Taqueria’s Westside location will open April 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. serving shrimp, beef or chicken fajitas. The Decatur location will open from noon to 3 p.m. on April 11 for breakfast burritos and huevos rancheros. The Athens location will open on April 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. with green chile cheeseburgers, and the Cheshire Bridge Road spot on April 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. with turnip green tamales. Twenty percent of the proceeds will benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Northeast Georgia Foodbank. www.taqueriadelsol.com

Saskatoon is now serving dinner daily at 360 Pharr Rd., serving a menu of wild game, steak and seafood. Owner Yash Patel said he wanted to bring a touch of the Northwest to Buckhead. www.saskatoonatlanta.com

Thirsty Dog Tavern, with a sports-themed menu and atmosphere, is now open in the former Vita space (which was formerly Mick’s) at the corner of Peachtree and Bennett Street in Buckhead. www.thirstydogtavern.com

Marlow’s Tavern at 950 West Peachtree St. in Midtown is now offering online ordering and payment for pick-up orders, allowing diners to customize their meals and save their favorites for easy re-order. Marlow’s plans to roll the service out to its five other Atlanta locations in the near future. www.marlowstavern.com

Goodfellas Pizza and Wings is set to open its third Atlanta location this month Downtown next to Hooters on Peachtree in the former McDonald’s space. www.goodfellaspizzawings.com

Boston-based Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse is scheduled to open its fourth restaurant in Phipp’s Plaza this summer. www.davios.com

New York-based STK has opened its fourth American restaurant in the 12th and Midtown building. STK’s menu, designed by Executive Chef Todd Mark Miller, will feature creative salads, seafood and signature steaks, which are served a la carte in three different sizes. www.stkhouse.com

Farm Burger is expected to open “soon” in the former Voila Café space on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Decatur. The restaurant will feature 100 percent grass-fed, Georgia beef and a menu full of organically grown side items. www.farmburger.net

Breakfast favorite J. Christopher’s has opened its 22nd restaurant in metro Atlanta at Village Place Brookhaven development on Dresden Drive. www.jchristophers.com

The owners of Restaurant Eugene and Holeman & Finch are rumored to be opening H&F Bottle Shop in Peachtree Battle Shopping center later this year featuring wine, beer and spirits.

Brunch House has opened at 1465 Chattahoochee Ave. featuring Southern-style breakfast and lunch Monday through Saturday. (404) 350-9665.

A new location of Meehan’s Public House has opened on the ground floor of the old Macy’s building Downtown. Like its sister locations, the pub offers a traditional Irish menu of food and spirits. www.101concepts.com

Wine Enthusiast Magazine will kick of this year’s Toast of the Town events in Atlanta on Thursday, April 8, at the Georgia Aquarium.  The wine and restaurant tasting event will feature more than 500 wines and spirits from around the world and culinary creations from more than 30 top-rated restaurants. Atlanta’s event will be the first of a series of five Toast of the Town events taking place around the country. www.wineenthusiast.com/toast

Open Hand will host its annul fundraising event Dining Out for Life on Wednesday, April 21. More than 150 restaurants are expected to participate. You can dine out for breakfast, lunch or dinner at the participating eateries and 20 percent of your meal will be donated to Open Hand. Restaurants signed on at press time included MetroFresh, South City Kitchen Vinings, Watershed, Pizzeria Venti, No Mas! Cantina, Everybody’s Pizza in Virginia-Highland, Apres Diem, Agave, Woodfire Grill, Tierra, Eclipse di Luna, Babbett’s Café, Vortex Midtown, Alfredo’s, ecco and La Grotta. For the full list visit www.diningoutforoh.org. Open Hand provides freshly prepared, home-delivered meals, nutrition education, coaching and counseling to homebound seniors and individuals who are struggling with chronic, critical or terminal disease in 17 Georgia counties.

Restaurant RIP

Pizza Fusion in Buckhead; Painted Table Café in Grant Park.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.