EatZi's Closes Stores

DALLAS - EatZi's, the hybrid grocery-restaurant concept that made its debut amid much industry attention in the mid-1990s, has shuttered all its company-owned stores with the exception of its original store here, and a Chicago store held by a licensee. Saddled with debt that couldn't be satisfied with current earnings, the company yesterday closed its units in Houston; Rockville, Md.; and both locations in Atlanta.

DALLAS - EatZi‘s, the hybrid grocery-restaurant concept that made its debut amid much industry attention in the mid-1990s, has shuttered all its company-owned stores with the exception of its original store here, and a Chicago store held by a licensee. Saddled with debt that couldn‘t be satisfied with current earnings, the company yesterday closed its units in Houston; Rockville, Md.; and both locations in Atlanta. The EatZi‘s in Chicago will remain open for the time being, C

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