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Donald Trump Rejects José Andrés' Claims, Plus More Intel

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The Trump Hotel under construction in D.C.
The Trump Hotel under construction in D.C.
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The Trump vs. Andrés Saga Continues

Politico reports Donald Trump is rejecting claims that his statements about illegal immigration give José Andrés a legal basis to back out of his lease. The latest drama comes from a legal filing last Friday. The chef had planned to open a restaurant in the Trump Hotel but pulled out of the project in July. [Politico]

Applebee's for Arlington?

The Greene Turtle in Ballston has closed, according to ARLnow. Rumor has it that an Applebee's is moving into the space this summer. [ARLnow]

Restaurant Rules

Apparently eating out is an etiquette minefield, but the Washington Post has come to the rescue of stressed out diners. Most of their unwritten dining rules involve simply being a considerate human. [WaPo]

Cookie Dough Delivery

Have a crazy cookie dough craving? Jars of the stuff are now just a click away from showing up at the door thanks to new business The Cookie Jar DC. Washington City Paper has the story. [WCP]