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BondST Inside Thompson Beverly Hills: Not Until Thanksgiving

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October 26, 2007 at 11:43 AM | by | ()

A Dodd Mitchell-designed room inside Thompson Beverly Hills

The folks over at Eater LA sat down with chef Jonathan Morr and quizzed him about his soon-to-open BondST restaurant in the also soon-to-open Thompson Beverly Hills.

While the hotel is reportedly set to open Nov. 5, Morr said that his restaurant will not officially open until after Thanksgiving. He tells Eater:

The restaurant takes up much of the main floor of the hotel and will have a second-floor lounge, booths, banquettes and a sushi bar. The decor is a combo of the NYC original with Dodd Mitchell touches (also designing the hotel); Morr describes it as "comfortable, cozy, sexy, moody."

There's a custom-designed communal table made from a 2500-year-old tree (it was already dead, relax) adjacent to the sushi bar. The food will be the same mix of Japanese-inspired and sushi as in NYC.

We've also heard that the hotel may not actually open until around Thanksgiving and judging by the massive scaffolding we saw last week, we kinda believe that. Also, the rooftop pool/bar/restaurant won't open until February 2008.

But remember, you can still book the newly renovated rooms there--you just won't have an official Thompson Hotels experience. Rooms can be booked through the Beverly Pavilion website. We found a king room for November 5th for $179 a night. This is a pretty great deal for a prime BH location, so long as you don't mind construction.

Related Stories:
· EXCLUSIVE: Morr Says BondST 'After Thanksgiving' [Eater LA]
· Thompson Beverly Hills To Open Its Doors and Restaurant on Nov. 5th [HotelChatter]
· The Thompson Beverly Hills is Open...Sorta [HotelChatter]

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