Phil Suarez says his friends told him to buy a boat rather than invest in a play, but the brash New Yorker has never been afraid of taking chances. The longtime restaurateur ponied up for a piece of Kinky Boots and the Broadway hit he coproduced went on to win a Tony for best musical last year. But his biggest success story still has to rank as Spice Market, the massive 18,000 square-foot temple to Southeast Asia he and Jean-Georges Vongerichten opened a decade ago in one of ...

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