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Wagamama opening 3rd NYC location in Murray Hill

Wagamama, the British-Asian fusion chain that inspired Momofuku’s David Chang to be a chef, is opening its third New York spot next month in Murray Hill. The new outpost will offer an exclusive dish, the Hot Katsu curry, as a tribute to its “Curry Hill” location. More than 3.5 million people have ordered the original chicken katsu curry dish in Britain, a spokeswoman said. The 4,600-square-foot space at 605 Third Ave. has 198 seats. A fourth location will also open later this year at 1345 Sixth Ave. That’s in addition to their NoMad and East Village locations. Catering to an estimated 1.6 million vegan Americans, executive chef Steve Mangleshot is also offering more vegan fare, like the Avant Gard’n, a special, limited edit ...