Posts Tagged ‘watershed’

Last Night’s Leftovers: Burgers For Breakfast Edition

Free pancakes at IHOP today. [WTOP] Todd Gray turns Watershed's daily management over to Dallas-based Culinaire [Post] Mintwood Place is now taking reservations [Washingtonian] Burger Tap & Shake is now serving breakfast burgers. [Facebook] Take a peak inside Coffy Cafe in Columbia Heights, opening Mar. 1 [Prince of Petworth] The deadline for comments on D.C.'s […]

What To Eat Tonight: Skipjack-Sauced Shrimp at Watershed

On the menu tonight: Chef Todd Gray is grilling oysters and cranking out crispy red cabbage spring rolls and Skipjack-sauced at Watershed’s Mardi Gras celebration. Tickets are $75. Those on the look out for some New Orleans tradition on a tighter budget have plenty of oyster specials to choose from. Also, Friday is bao night […]

What To Eat Tonight: Buffalo-Style Frog Legs at Thunder Burger

Tonight: it's Wednesday, so yes, there's something unusual on the menu at Thunder Burger. Today's special: cornmeal dusted buffalo-style frog legs. Also, the new Tortilla Coast in Logan Circle debuts its new happy hour specials tonight from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Margaritas are $7—they're usually $10. Coming up: on Friday, chef Todd Gray hosts […]

What To Eat Tonight: Thunder’s Reindeer Burgers (It’s Your Last Chance To Taste Rudolph)

Tonight: Chef Todd Gray and wife-partner Ellen Gray of Equinox and Watershed host the 11th annual Sugar & Champagne charity event at Muse inside the Corcoran Gallery of Art, featuring all sorts of goodies from about 50 area restaurants. If you don't already have tickets, you're out of luck. The swanky soiree (priced at $90 […]

The Proof Is In The Curry: Haidar Karoum Wins Capital Food Fight

Proof chef Haidar Karoum's lamb with spinach and coconut curry bested Watershed toque Todd Gray's potato latke with diced apple and ... well, something involving lamb. Honestly, it was pretty darn loud at last night's Capital Food Fight. I couldn't hear what Gray did with the lamb—and I was standing at the foot of the […]

Food Fight! 2011 Charity Cook-Off Contestants Include Jeff Black, Todd Gray, Haidar Karoum, Brian McBride

Organizers of the annual Capital Food Fight have announced the contestants in this year's charity cook-off competition. And the gustatory gladiators are:  Jeff Black of BlackSalt, Addie’s and Pearl Dive Oyster Palace; Todd Gray of Equinox, WaterShed, and Muse at the Corcoran; Haidar Karoum from Estadio and Proof and Brian McBride from Blue Duck Tavern. An impressive lineup […]

Todd Gray’s Grits Again Garner the Spotlight

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema grabs his first bite of the fare at Todd Gray's new hotel restaurant Watershed, finding a lot to like in the chef's special barbecue shrimp and grits (hazily pictured): It's no challenge for a diner to succumb to that shrimp and grits, ramped up with garlicky, barely cooked spinach […]

Breakfast of Transients: Equinox’s Dynamic Duo Try to Heighten the Hotel Buffet

Lukewarm eggs in a steely buffet tray. Little boxes of breakfast cereals. Cartons of supermarket yogurt. Bagels and a toaster. This is a Todd Gray restaurant? The stylish logos on the staff uniforms say yes. But a quick survey of the morning spread suggests diners looking for an early-morning version of Gray’s popular Equinox restaurant […]

Quick Feeding: Pinkberry Has a Sorority Street Team for Dupont Opening

Restaurant Spawns: Corduroy is planning a "very casual" companion restaurant next door to its 9th Street NW digs that'll offer, among other things, "salads, soups and pizza, as well as features like New Jersey shore hot dogs, pupusas (a Salvadoran street food) and salmon." [WBJ] Surprise! Yes, there are some good bagels in the D.C. […]

Quick Feeding: No Amount of Frosting Can Cover Up Such Depravity

Frosting Our Way to An Early Grave: The always insightful Tom Scocca deconstructs the "disgusting and depraved" state of today's cupcakes. "This thing being sold as a cupcake stands 2 1/4 inches tall. Of that, at least 3/4 inch is a giant wad of frosting. In the middle of the cupcake, where the cake part […]