Word of Mouth

Colt & Gray featured on Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate

The menu at Colt & Gray, Nelson Perkins's restaurant at 1553 Platte Street, includes baked sticky toffee pudding, a rich, decadent and dense cakey base smothered in nut-studded toffee sauce and topped with vanilla ice cream.

And it counts Food Network host and chef Claire Robinson among its fans.

Last night, a crowd gathered around the bar at Colt & Gray and sipped cocktails while the restaurant's dessert was featured on Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate, a show that has the network's chefs singing the praises of great dishes they've had around the country.

Robinson called the dish out for its delightful sauce.

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Laura Shunk was Westword's restaurant critic from 2010 to 2012; she's also been food editor at the Village Voice and a dining columnist in Beijing. Her toughest assignment had her drinking ten martinis and eating ten Caesar salads over the course of 48 hours. She still drinks martinis, but remains lukewarm on Caesar salads.
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