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With Trump in town, Washington's eateries await a visit - from Ivanka

US president's daughter is seen as the "guiding light" to how the new administration engages with the city and its restaurant scene.

Nicholas Stefanelli with guests at his Michelin-starred restaurant Masseria – according to the chef, the newly arrived band of Goldman Sachs alumni with close ties to the president might drive business in parts of the city.

The Oval Room, one of the restaurants owned by Ashok Bajaj. Mr Bajaj thinks President Trump’s children, more than Mr Trump himself, will be the bigger story for the capital’s dining scene.


PRESIDENT George Bush liked Peking duck from a restaurant in a Virginia strip mall. President Bill Clinton liked Indian food from the Bombay Club and the occasional run to McDonald's. President Barack Obama spent eight years dining all over town, eating everything from upscale...

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