Grassfed Media Client Media Coverage

Jun 18, 2015 | Client Love, Public Relations

Who says summers in DC are slow? May and June have been busy here at Grassfed Media, and we’re excited to share some of the press coverage that our clients have received over the past few months.

From The Washington Post, Washington City Paper, and Washingtonian to Bisnow, Eater, Paste Magazine, DCist, and Where Magazine, the press has been buzzing about Equinox Restaurant, Heirloom Catering & Event Design and the Passport Program.


Washington Post coverage of Equinox Restaurant

The Washington Post

Why This Chef Is Turning Mushrooms into ‘Bacon’ and Tofu into ‘Blue Cheese’

To some chefs, “vegan” is a dirty word, representing an expletive-punctuated scramble in the kitchen to pull together a vegetable plate for a diner who eschews meat, eggs and dairy. Todd Gray, however, sees things a little differently.  Read More>>

Paste Magazine

What’s Up With That Food: Capers

The James Beard Award-nominated chef Todd Gray of Equinox Restaurant in Washington, D.C., takes care when he uses the larger ones. “You have to be sure they are washed very well and they have to be used more sparingly because their flavor is aggressive.” He also employs them in a pineapple caper butter with pan-fried oysters. Read More>>

Washington City Paper

“Where Can I Find a Vegetarian-Friendly Prix-Fixe Menu for a Romantic Date?”

Why stop at vegetarian when Equinox will do you one better? The downtown staple that helped grandfather the seasonal menu movement in D.C. offers a $65 five-course vegan tasting menu that will make you completely forget that time you tried vegan “cheese. Read More>>


10 Date Night Picks from Love Experts

Ellen Kassoff who co-owns Equinox with her husband, Todd Gray, says their downtown restaurant offers a “calm, soothing and serene place to dine.” This is a welcome change for couples just getting to know each other that may not want to fight the decibel level at buzzy spots with too-close tables. Read More>>


Let's Talk Live and the Passport Program

Let’s Talk Live on News Channel 8

Today we talked about DC Passport — a fantastic drink program that just launched at more than 40 bars and restaurants around DC. Gina Chersevani of Buffalo and Bergen and Suburbia, joined us on the show today to mix up a great drink. And Jessica Woods from Room 11 was here too. View The Video>>


D.C. residents can now double-fist drinks for half price at 42 bars across town. The Passport Program is a national two-for-one drink special program available at bars such as Masa 14, Roofers Union, and Hank’s Oyster Bar. Read More>>

Epicurian DC

We thought the Passport Program was so nifty we just had to share. Introduced in Denver 2013, the Passport Program is a way for locals to explore restaurants and bars with a 2-for-1 drink special passport. Depending on the venue, patrons can expect unique specials such as 2-for-1 frozen cocktails, 2-for-1 St. Germain Sangria, 2-for-1 local craft beer, etc. Read More>>


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What I Wear to Work 

“In the early morning, you’ll probably find me at my Capital Hill loft writing custom proposals. From there, I might jet over to Rosslyn to setup a VIP luncheon or work with my culinary team to develop and taste new, fresh, and exciting dishes. Days are also filled with visiting local markets for in-season produce and sustainable meats and seafood and working in our creative space to design new tablescapes for events such as themed weddings and parties. In the evenings, I come home and walk the pups, then dash over to events like ZooFari or Capital Foodfight.” Read More>>


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