Update: Big Game was supposed to be hot -- but this is ridiculous

Up in smoke
Up in smoke

Big Game just opened last night at 1631 Wazee Street, and as promised, the restaurant brought to us by TurnTable Restaurant Group -- New York restaurateurs Jeffrey and Zach Chodorow, and Dan Smith -- looked like it was going to be very hot.

But this is ridiculous. Five fire trucks are now parked in front of the space formerly occupied by Il Fornaio; according to early reports, a spark went up the giant hearth and started a fire on the empty second floor.

Update: Big Game won't be open for lunch today -- that will start Monday, they say. But the fire trucks are gone, and check back regarding dinner.


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