San Diego-based Luna Grill, with 40 locations offering fast-casual Mediterranean cuisine, opens Friday September 8 at 3925 State Street, next to Blaze Pizza. Both Luna Grill and Blaze Pizza occupy the former home of Carl’s Jr. Luna Grill has a menu that focuses on grilled chicken kabobs, and also offers beef, veggie, fish and lamb options. You choose a grilled protein and whether you want it served as a wrap, salad or signature plate. Your meal includes choice of sides such as hummus, falafel, spinach pie, spicy feta dip or fries. Meats at Luna Grill come from animals raised without growth hormones or antibiotics and the company avoids genetically modified or artificial ingredients. The average meal costs about $12. Visit lunagrill.com.