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Dan Kluger steps out of Jean-Georges’s shadow at Loring Place.
Loring Place

2/5 Stars

Loring Place

21 W. 8th St., nr. Macdougal St.

212-388-1831

loringplacenyc.com

IF IT’S TRUE, as I’ve observed before, that the world of cooks and restaurateurs can be divided, the way the philosopher Isaiah Berlin famously did with writers and thinkers, into “hedgehogs” (those deliberate souls who know one thing well) and “foxes” (those restless, artful Mozarts who know many things), then Dan Kluger would seem to be a card-carrying hedgehog. Unlike many impetuous young chefs these days, he spent years working his way up through the ranks of the Danny Meyer empire, before finding notoriety as

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