Biblical food may be the next foodie fad

Last year, as Todd Gray and his wife, Ellen Kassoff, prepared to open their 165-seat, Mediterranean-inspired restaurant at the Museum of the Bible, they faced a culinary conundrum. The name they had settled on for the eatery was Manna, a reference to the food God sent down to the Israelites after their escape from Egypt in the Bible. But if the restaurant was to be called Manna, they wanted to be able to serve it to their guests. “Oh my gosh,” Gray recalls thinking. “Where are we going to get manna?”

Dining Out on Pinterest

Looking for a place to eat in Clark County? Try our Dining Map on Pinterest where you can find many of the restaurants we've reviewed in our Dining Out section in Friday's Weekend publication.