Tom Colicchio’s New Restaurant ‘Fowler and Wells’ Is a Nod to History in Its Name and Food

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Source: Eater NY

It will have a menu of “New York foods,” American dishes with French technique.

Tom Colicchio‘s highly anticipated new restaurant in the Financial District’s Beekman Hotel now has a name: Fowler and Wells. It’s named after a couple of phrenologists — or pseudoscientists who studied the shape of the head as a basis for personality traits — who used to work in the building, Colicchio says, and it’s just one aspect of the restaurant that’s inspired by the property’s history. The food, too, will inspired by the past. Fowler and Wells’s menu will feature classic New York dishes that …

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