The Midtown Chariot is open for business

When we spoke with bureaucrat turned businessman Schulder Griffith on Wednesday he was preoccupied with explaining a marketing strategy that is designed to have his new venture grow in what he believes is a potentially lucrative market.

We had been surprised by the fussiness of the Midtown Chariot, the carefully decorated dining room, the furnishing that appeared set for fine dining and the discreet bar that communicates a message of austerity rather than the customary all-night binges that some competitors offer.

Griffith, who, up to just over three years ago had been the Clerk of Markets, a position that put him in administrative charge of all of …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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