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A new restaurant in Manhattan changes its racially tinged name

An executive chef puts on his new coat at Temple Court, which opened in October and was formerly named Fowler & Wells, in New York. The original name has deeper racial implications.

New York

IN an age of careful branding, restaurateurs put a lot of thought into choosing just the right name. Rarely will they go to the trouble and expense of changing it.

Yet the chef Tom Colicchio is dropping the name of his newest Manhattan restaurant, Fowler & Wells, after...

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