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Top chefs pairing up for new East and West Village venues

Two sets of co-chefs are getting their acts together for new restaurants, one in the West Village and the second in the East Village. Ryan Lory and Adam Bordonaro, former kitchen helmsmen at Charlie Palmer and Fig & Olive, are slated to launch Ardyn next month at 33 W. 8th St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues. Named for a sacred forest, Ardyn is a 36-seat American eatery that focuses on seasonal local fare. The restaurant will open with a lounge space offering cocktails and bar food. A chef’s table that seats six will offer two tasting-menu-only seatings a night at $85 per person, with an optional $60 per person beverage pairing. In addition, there’s a private dining “alcove” with black croc-skin wallpaper that seats up to ...