Akaushi burger, anyone? Flip 'n Patties is coming to Understory.

Understory update: The food hall coming to Capitol Tower with Downtown tunnel access will include a Flip 'n Patties. The Filipino food truck will open its second brick-and-mortar here, a 629-square-foot space. Currently, Understory's tenants include Mama Ninfa's Tacos y Tortas, Mona Fresh Italian Food, Boomtown Coffee, and East Hampton Sandwich Co. The food hall is set to open in 2019, along with Capitol Tower.

J. Alexander's is coming back. After closing its location about two years ago in the Briarforest area, J. Alexander's Holdings announced it'll open an Uptown Park restaurant (1180 Uptown Park Blvd). J. Alexander's is known for steaks, prime rib, seafood, and more. Expect an 8,000-square-foot restaurant with seating for 200.

Annually, people across the Balkans, Middle East, and Central Asia celebrate the arrival of spring with Nowruz (which translates to "new day."). One Fifth Mediterranean is acknowledging Nowruz with a special dinner on Thursday. For $85 per person, get beef and lamb kebabs, pomegranate and walnut stew, herbed omelet, lamb meatballs, and much more. Reserve here.

The O.G. at Superica, now for $6 before 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

Superica, the Tex-Mex concept from Ford Fry, has launched a budget booze experience called "6 till 6." Essentially, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, select beverages will be $6. Liquid lunch anyone?

All TacoDeli locations are offering a shrimp and chorizo grits taco and arrachera steak taco during March. The shrimp and grits taco is available 7-11 a.m. weekdays and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. weekends, and the steak taco is available 11 a.m.-3 p.m. daily.

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