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Jean-Georges Updates the Menu and the Mood at His Once-Radical Restaurant JoJo

Source: Grub Street NY

Makeovers are always a delicate business, especially in a discreetly fraught neighborhood like the Upper East Side, but the questions surrounding the elaborate reboot of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s original flagship restaurant, JoJo, are bound to be more delicate than most. How do you make a poky duplex townhouse space, …

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JoJo, One of New York’s Most Important Restaurants, Is Open Again

Source: Grub Street NY

When Jean-Georges Vongerichten opened his first restaurant, JoJo, in 1991, it was a sensation. The chef had left the four-star Lafayette and its truffled trappings to open a cheaper, casual bistro, a place that was something like the Momofuku or Superiority Burger of its day — a restaurant …

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