Restaurant Closing: David Burke Fishtail to Shut its Doors Saturday

Celebrity chef David Burke is in hot water. Burke is being sued by Watershed for $1.6 and one of his trademarks for deceiving his fellow business partners.

David Burke‘s David Burke Fishtail will close on Saturday, January 16th, so if you haven’t been there yet…probably still don’t go. It’s closing for a reason. One of those reasons is that the food wasn’t great. The other is, of course, money. Supposedly, Burke and his landlord couldn’t come to an agreement.

This will be the third restaurant in Burke’s portfolio to close, and it seems like the group hasn’t been doing well for a while. The last time we went to one of his restaurants, it was with a Groupon.

It hasn’t been a good year for the CIA-educated “Iron Chef.” In October, 2015, he was sued by his former partners for $1.6million for keeping them from deals they could have worked on and diverting them to himself so he could keep all of the profits.

It’s not all bad news, though. He’s a partner in 2015’s smash hit by CHLOE, which will open its second and third locations this year, as well as the BLT restaurants.

[h/t Grub Street]

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