Wylie Dufresne and Malcolm Livingston

Wylie Dufresne and Malcolm Livingston

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Wylie Dufresne, chef and owner at WD-50, right, with Malcolm Livingston II, the pastry chef, at WD-50. Dufresne will open Alder in the East Village this spring, his first new restaurant since WD-50 debuted in 2003.