Fat City Diner is holding a grand opening from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at 3220 Edenborn Ave. in Metairie.

The opening was announced by Fat City Friends Inc., a nonprofit corporation organized to support the revitalization of the Fat City community through projects such as a public mural program as well as holiday lighting and improved streetscapes.

Fat City is an area of about 100 acres adjacent to Lakeside Shopping Center and was a hotbed of music clubs and restaurants for Jefferson Parish. Fat City Diner will offer food 24 hours a day. Activities Monday will start with an 11 a.m. ribbon cutting.