Trump's Old Post Office Building Hotel Has Landed Another Restaurant Tenant
Despite ongoing litigation with its previous two restaurateurs, the Trump International Hotel has just landed a second restaurant tenant to fill the space.
Japanese omakase bar and dining room Nakazawa will open in the Old Post Office Building next summer, Washingtonian reports. Omakase is the Japanese take on a tasting menu, which has become the "it" dining form in DC.
The chef, Daisuke Nakazawa, has another restaurant in New York and appeared in the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi.
The Japanese restaurant will join BLT Prime in the newly opened luxury hotel. The two chefs who had previously agreed to open restaurants in the building, Jose Andres and Geoffrey Zakarian, backed out after hearing Donald Trump's inflammatory campaign rhetoric. In both cases, Trump sued the chefs, who then filed countersuits, which are still being litigated. [Wash]