Porterhouse to open second New York venue

Bar honours group’s late co-founder Oliver Hughes

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
11th December, 2016
Elliot Hughes, ‘We didn’t want to blend our whiskey with other people’s’ Picture: Photocall

The Porterhouse Group is investing around $600,000 (€565,000) in a second premises in New York. The property, which is located close to Fraunces Tavern, its existing bar in the city, will include a bar dedicated to Oliver Hughes, the co-founder of the group, who died suddenly in July at the age of 57.

Hughes’ son Elliot, who has assumed a business development role within the group in the wake of his father’s death, told The Sunday Business...

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