The 22nd Dining Out For Life to benefit Open Hand will be held April 23. The evening brings more than 100 Atlanta-area restaurants together in support of Open Hand’s community nutrition programs and meal deliveries. During the event, participating restaurants will donate anywhere from 25 to 50 percent of proceeds to support the charity’s initiatives.

Participating restaurants include:

· Agave
· Alma Cocina
· American Roadhouse
· Aria
· Babette’s Café
· Bantam & Biddy
· Baraonda Ristorante
· Carroll Street Café
· Casa Nuova Italian Restaurant
· Century House Tavern
· Common Quarter
· Ecco
· Eclipse di Luna Miami Circle
· Eclipse di Luna Park Place
· Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
· Local Three
· Lure
· Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery
· Miller Union
· Muss & Turners
· Nancy G’s Café & Neighborhood Bistro
· Nicola’s
· Noni’s
· Osteria Mattone
· Raging Burrito & Taco
· ROXX Tavern
· South City Kitchen Vinings
· Steel Restaurant & Lounge
· Stone Soup Kitchen
· Table & Main
· The Colonnade Restaurant
· TOP FLR
· Village Pizza
· White Oak Kitchen & Cocktail

In 2013, more than $165,000 was raised to benefit Open Hand through restaurant contributions, sponsorships and individual donations. For more information, visit DiningOutforOH.org.

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.