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Johnny Rockets on 8th Closes; Kitchen Reis Now a Taqueria

NYU ZONE— The Johnny Rockets on 8th Street, a longtime player in the NYU area, has lost its lease and is now closed. [EaterWire]

PARK SLOPEKitchen Reis, a small plates restaurant that was once a sandwich shop called Reis 100 Sandwich Factory is now called Taqueria Reis: "While the joint is still serving some sandwiches, the small plates menu has been replaced by 'Mexico City style tacos,' burritos, flautas, and the like. More Mexican for Park Slope!" [Brownstoner]

TV WATCH—Alton Brown talked to Eater National about his televisions personas, his faith, and his high expectations for The Next Iron Chef: "When it starts veering away into being a reality show, I scream and jump up and down and pull down my pants and holler." [-EN-]

Johnny Rockets

42 East 8th St., New York, NY