The Weekend Guide

escorpion opens!

One tequila, two tequila.

Escorpion Opens

What: Sidle up to Riccardo Ullio’s tequila bar and cantina for cinnamon-laced mole chicken and the Santa Ana Fruit Cart (blanco tequila, pineapple, cucumber, lime, and a fresh fruit “sidecar”).
Why: The communal, fourteen-seat “scorpion” table with cow’s-hide seating.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-midnight.
Where: 800 Peachtree St., Midtown (678-666-1468).

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Bad Dog Taqueria

What: Cure taco cravings with The Uncle Morty (slow-roasted brisket) and Tastes like Chicken (plantain-encrusted bird) at the exposed-brick spot.
Why: BYOB (B meaning tequila, of course) for now.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 5-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., noon-midnight.
Where: 1579 N. Decatur Rd., Emory Village (404-370-8822).

Sandy Springs Gun Club and Range Does Parties

What: The state-of-the-art shooting range offers all-inclusive group packages ($50 per person, groups of ten) for special occasions (i.e., breakup therapy with the besties).
Why: Bang, bang.
When: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 8040 Roswell Rd., Sandy Springs (770-394-4867).

Brain Camp Show Vol. 2

What: The artist collective (vintage goods, furniture, music, art, etc.) hosts a picnic with live music (Places, A. Grimes, Dope Magic), a Mr. and Mrs. Fox Vintage display, Italian food stand, and more.
Why: Embrace your inner hippie with poetic literature readings and a room for chillin’.
When: Sat., 6-10 p.m.
Where: The Cottage, 1300 Skyhaven Rd., East Atlanta. Admission is a $5 donation. Info at 404-862-7272 or online at facebook.com.

Photo: Heidi Geldhauser / Our Labor of Love

Bad Dog Taqueria
1579 N Decatur Rd
Atlanta, GA 30307
8040 Roswell Rd
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
The Cottage
1300 Skyhaven Rd SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
800 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA 30308