The New John Dory Should Open by Mid-July, With Fish and Chips in Tow

The John Dory of old.
The John Dory of old.
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A month after he told us he'd be re-opening the John Dory in the Ace Hotel, Ken Friedman has revealed a few more details about the seafood restaurant's resurrection. According to the Wall Street Journal, it should open by mid-July, and will feature a ginormous raw bar, space for 150, and sidewalk seating. It'll also be a bit more casual than its original incarnation -- no tablecloths or suits -- and eventually serve fish and chips. The fish tank will be back, and so, one assumes, will the clamoring crowds.

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