The interior of Tuza.
Photo: Tuza
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Tuza now open on Howell Mill Road and other dining news from the week

These are the stories that created buzz on the metro Atlanta dining scene this week:

Mexican restaurant Tuza is now open for lunch in the Berkeley Park neighborhood.

Formerly known as Street Taco, Tuza is open at 1523 Howell Mill Road and serving a menu featuring seven types of tacos including carnitas, Acapulco chicken, cilantro and lime shrimp and vegetarian, as well as salsa, queso and guacamole. The restaurant will also serve daily specials.

Owner Jason Sherman said the he plans to have a liquor license by the first week in December, at which time the restaurant will set its regular hours. 

For now, it’s open for lunch only from 11:30-2:30 Tuesday-Saturday. 

•Ford Fry’s Westside restaurant Marcel, located at 1170 Howell Mill Road, will start serving lunch from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday beginning Dec. 3. Look for burgers, fries and boozy milkshakes. 

•Shami Kitchen is closed in Sandy Springs, Tomorrow’s News Today first reported. The restaurant, which opened last year, served a Mediterrnean menu and employed several Syrian refugees.

MORE DINING NEWS: 

Doughnut Dollies opening in January in Atlanta

Likewise opening in Citizen Supply at Ponce City Market

Colossus Pizza closing in Stone Mountain after 35 years

Docent, Revelator coffee shops open in Atlanta

Halal Guys, Chopt open new Atlanta locations

Ecco now open at Phipps Plaza

Two Georgia restaurants made a national list of ‘essential’ eateries

Prohibition now open in Castleberry Hill

Gyu-Kaku now open at Atlantic Station

Ammazza now open in Decatur

Moe’s Southwest Grill opens The Oasis in Kennesaw

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