Accademia di Vino West Coming This Fall; Rachel Maddow’s Favorite Tacos


East Village: Simon Sips has lost chef-partner Simon Mammon. [Fork in the Road/VV]
Fort Greene: There’s a rumor that Bonita here will close, too, and reopen as Marlow & Sons 2.0. [Eater]
Related: Bonita Closes, But Former Chef Opens New One (Plus: Pies ‘n’ Thighs Update!)
Hell’s Kitchen: Rachel Maddow says she likes La Rosita Grocery & Taqueria so much that “if those chicken sopes ran for Congress, I would quit my job on TV to go door-to-door campaigning for them.” [Mouthing Off/Food &Wine;]
Upper West Side: Academia di Vino plans to open its outpost in the former Docks space in October. [Food and Things]