Some interesting news from the world of fine dining today. In a report on what to look forward to this fall, the Times' Florence Fabricant notes that "the restaurant world will try some surprising twists, as established names branch out into unfamiliar roles. Graydon Carter, the editor of Vanity Fair, suddenly becomes a restaurateur." Carter, it turns out, "is recycling Ye Waverly Inn as the Waverly Inn..." We're not sure that "recycling" is a fair description; we were given a sneak peek, and the d cor alone screams "new" and "now." Here's a first look.

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Back Into the Fray [NYT]