Alan Philips’s ranking of nightlife players consists of revenue numbers that are “purely speculative,” so it’s impossible to know whether (for instance) Chodorow’s China Grill Management really is the top dog, taking in $200 million. But here’s a fun tidbit about Eugene Remm and Mark Birnbaum of Tenjune and Abe & Arthur’s: “They have also signed a deal for a club in Midtown with Highgate Hotels, re-imagining the Paramount Hotel’s 10,000 square-foot restaurant space, which was once perennial hotspot, Diamond Horseshoe.” Given that this line was more or less cut and pasted from a press release from hospitality consultant Steven Kamali, who is working with Birnbaum and Remm, it’s probably true!
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