Scaramucci Plans NYC Eatery With Elite Vibe for Hedge-Fund Crowd

Anthony Scaramucci is teaming up with a restaurant owner and a former Morgan Stanley executive to open a Manhattan eatery catering to hedge-fund and private-equity professionals. The group, which includes restaurateur Eytan Sugarman and David Barrett, a 22-year veteran of Morgan Stanley, seeks to raise $4 million for The Hunt and Fish Club, set to open in December. It will have the feel of an elite "clubhouse" and be an alternative to bars and eateries surrounding the Grand Central Terminal in Midtown, which are "not fun" and have unattractive staff.... Scaramucci is known for his SkyBridge Alternatives Conference in Las Vegas, the biggest conference in the hedge- fund industry, featuring speakers from former U.S. President "Bill Clinton to actor Al Pacino.  Sugarman, who owns New York restaurants Destino and Southern Hospitality BBQ, which counts Justin Timberlake and Scaramucci among its investors, said in a telephone...(Read Full Post)