Meat-Lovers and Vegetarians Alike Flock to DC’s Top Vegan Brunch Spot

Introducing The Vegan Brunch at Chef Todd Gray’s Muse Café

Meat-Lovers and Vegetarians Alike Flock to DC’s Top Vegan Brunch SpotVegan cuisine isn’t just for granola totting hippies anymore. Washington D.C.-based chef Todd Gray and his partner Ellen Kassoff Gray are changing the perception of vegan food and are serving up 100% plant-based dishes so delicious even the most devout carnivores are clamoring for a taste. Every Sunday Todd Gray’s Muse Café, located inside the historic Corcoran Gallery of Art is offering an all vegan brunch that has locals and tourists buzzing with anticipation.

Taking inspiration from the Gallery’s exclusive contemporary Collection and rotating special exhibitions, Chef Gray has created a unique culinary experience that highlights seasonal ingredients – many of which are sourced from Fresh Farm Market near the White House.

Highlights include from recent menus include:

  • Red Curry Cous Cous Risotto with Coconut Milk, Kobucha Squash & Crispy Tofu
  • Truffled Macaroni & Cheese with Wild Mushroom, Garlic Parsley
  • Granola-Crusted Whole Wheat French Toast with Quince & Golden Raisin Compote

Meat-Lovers and Vegetarians Alike Flock to DC’s Top Vegan Brunch SpotIn addition to a hearty, mouth-watering all vegan buffet, guests will enjoy live music in the beautiful and historic atrium of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Muse Café’s vegan brunch buffet is priced at $25/person ($12 for children under 12.) Beer, wine and cocktails are also available for an additional charge.

About Muse Café:
Located inside the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Muse Café is owned and operated by restaurateurs Chef Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray. Offering locally-sourced chef-driven cuisine, the menu at Muse Café features an array of affordable options for everyone. As pioneers in the movement to promote seasonality in the DC restaurant industry, Chef Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray are among Washington’s top advocates for sustainable agriculture, fisheries and humanely raised animals. The husband and wife team was recruited by the White House to work with First Lady Michelle Obama in starting the “Chefs Move to Schools” program, which promotes healthy lifestyles for elementary students and their families.

Todd Gray’s Muse Café is located at 500 Seventeenth Street NW in Washington D.C. Members of the Corcoran Gallery of Art receive a 10% discount. Muse Café is open Wednesday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The restaurant is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. For more information please visit or find them on Facebook and Twitter