Vongerichten dives into seafood at Seaport’s The Fulton

The Fulton is Jean-George Vongerichten’s first seafood restaurant. (Photo by Robert Bredvad)

BY GABE HERMAN | A new seafood restaurant from chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, called The Fulton, opened recently at the South Street Seaport.

This is the first seafood restaurant from Vongerichten, who now has 36 restaurants worldwide, including ABC Kitchen, abcV and Public Kitchen in Manhattan.

The Fulton opened on May 14 and is named in honor of the Fulton Fish Market. At Pier 17, at 89 South St., it’s “located in an area of the city Vongerichten fell in love with when he first encountered the energy of the former Fulton Fish Market in 1986,” according to the restaurant’s Web site. The fish market was nearby at South St. from 1822 until 2005, when it moved to Hunts Point in the Bronx.

The Fulton’s menu offers a wide range of seafood, including many local East Coast options. There is a raw bar…

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