Open & Closed: Say Hello to South Brooklyn Pizza in the East Village, Goodbye to Victoria’s Tea Room


Restaurants, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.

Victoria’s Tea Room in Bed-Stuy has apparently shuttered. The gate has been down, the website has vanished, and the phone number disconnected. [Bed-Stuy Blog]

Gourmet deli Torino on 56th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues has closed after the owners reportedly lost their lease. [Midtown Lunch]

A new bar, 200, has opened at 200 Orchard Street, with the standard Edison-bulbs-and-reclaimed-wood look. Expect craft beers and bar snacks served into the wee hours. [Thrillist]

The East Village location of South Brooklyn Pizza is reportedly open, serving $4 slices and $28 pies, as well as wine and beer. [Eater]

Bar Reis has a new annex in Kitchen Reis, which has taken the place of the Reis 100 mini-sandwich shop. It will turn out small plates and wines by the glass. [Eater]

The Lion brings big players from MTV, MSNBC, and Men’s Health, as well as the former head chef of the Waverly Inn together for a new place to schmooze. [The Lion]

Prime KO has opened on the Upper West Side, serving kosher steak and sushi, as well as house specialties like kobe-beef ravioli and a selection of kosher wines. [Time Out]