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Ghost Ship

A talented young chef and a $30 million space aren’t quite enough to revitalize a relocated Four Seasons.
The Four Seasons

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The Four Seasons

42 E. 49th St., nr. Madison Ave.

212-754-9494

fourseasonsrestaurant.com

IT’S TEMPTING to employ all sorts of familiar metaphors to describe the new version of the original Four Seasons restaurant, which appeared, to the relief of some and the consternation of many, a few months ago in a spiffy new space on East 49th just off Madison Avenue. There’s the post-Halloween “risen from the dead” metaphor, which is appropriate enough given the general demographic of the plutocrats who once haunted the famous Four Seasons Grill Room in the Seagram Building during its long heyday and who are dutifully haunting its successor

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