Barbara and Jeff Black, chef/owners of three Montgomery County restaurants, are eager to implement the specials at their fish-centric Palisades restaurant, BlackSalt. The Blacks have two sons, Oliver, age 10, and Simon, 11. Jeff says one is an adventurous eater and one isn’t, so they’ve learned to cater to both. “There are children that like to try different things, contrary to what some chefs believe,” he says. “Prime example: Simon is very close friends with Marcel Wiedmaier [son of area chef Robert Wiedmaier]. Marcel comes over and will clean me out of green vegetables, but it’s impossible to get Oliver to eat green vegetables.”
Your child doesn’t need to be an octopus-loving foodie to enjoy these meals. BlackSalt is serving grilled chicken tenders, fried shrimp, house-made potato chips, and bowls of fruit. “You’ve just got to have a variety, that’s all,” Black says.
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