An Early Look at Watershed

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

Todd Gray, who worked with Roberto Donna, is from the mid-Atlantic. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

The main dining room at Watershed. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

The bar area, where there’ll be cocktails and an ever-changing seasonal punch. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

The outdoor patio, where Todd Gray plans to host oyster roasts and other events. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

A salad of cabbage, mango, and daikon, dressed with a cashew vinaigrette. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

East Coast gumbo with oysters, Surry sausage, and crayfish. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

The whimsical raw-bar menu shows the provenance of the day’s oysters and other menu items. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

A platter of raw oysters. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

Semolina hushpuppies. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

Pan-roasted Gulf Stream tilefish with oyster mushrooms, wax beans, and sherry-mustard butter. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

Slow-cooked Southern-style pork ribs with warm napa-cabbage slaw and barbecue sauce. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

New York-style cheesecake baked in a jar with house-made graham cracker and strawberry compote. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

Todd Gray demonstrates his oyster-shucking skills. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

An Early Look at Watershed.
An Early Look at Watershed.

A large banquet room off the main dining room; the Grays will be responsible for catering large parties at the hotel. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson

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