Reflecting on former first lady Barbara Bush’s D.C. legacy

Reflecting on former first lady Barbara Bush’s D.C. legacy

Executive chef Todd Gray is a busy guy, running the Manna restaurant in the Museum of the Bible and the Equinox just blocks from the White House. A big fan of former first lady Barbara Bush, Gray would often seat the president and his family in what staffers call the Equinox’s wine room, a restaurant that was a favorite getaway of the Bush family just blocks from the White House.

Restaurants That Presidents Love Across America

Restaurants That Presidents Love Across America

Like most Americans, presidents have their favorite restaurants. While they may not have as much free time to dine out as the rest of the country, they still visit from time to time. Discover which restaurants have the hearts — or, stomachs? — of presidents, ahead.

D.C. Mother’s Day Brunch Guide 2018

D.C. Mother’s Day Brunch Guide 2018

It’s that time of year, folks–time to treat mama right! There are plenty of special brunches in D.C., but we know that what really makes the day special is spending quality time with your loved one. So, put on a mom-appropriate outfit, make your reservations, and get ready for a lovely brunch in the District. And don’t forget her gift!

Nutritional Yeast: What It Is and How You Can Use It

Nutritional Yeast: What It Is and How You Can Use It

“We use it to impart umami and a cheese-like flavor to dishes,” says Chef Todd Gray, co-owner of Equinox Restaurant in Washington, D.C. “We’re always experimenting with new vegan dishes—half of our menu is now plant-based. Ingredients like nutritional yeast, dried mushrooms, nut milks, and nut cheeses have become a part of our repertoire,” he adds.