Empire Building


Jean-Georges confirms rumors that he’s close to making a deal on the Ago space and installing a restaurant of his own. And also from Eater, news that Andrew Silverman (owner of City Crab, City Lobster, and Union Prime, a “steakhouse for ladies” that just soft-opened in the old Café Society space) is planning to redo the Hudson Square location of Steak Frites. No concept or menu locked down yet. [Eater]