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Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Today in Food: Todd Gray’s Watershed

Todd Gray on the patio of his new restaurant, Todd Gray’s Watershed. (James M. Thresher - For The Washington Post)
Today’s Food section features a special report on the Future of Food conference held last week at Georgetown University. Speakers, including Prince Charles, talked about consumers’ demands for “better-for-you” food, better access to fresh food and reducing pollution from pesticides. Tim Carman asked participants about the most pressing issues to address.

What else to see in the section:

Tom Sietsema has an early look at Todd Gray’s Watershed , a casual ode to seafood in a Hilton Garden Inn in NoMa. On the menu you’ll find shrimp and grits, a mainstay at Gray’s Equinox restaurant — and at Watershed, it’s at a more budget-friendly price.

Boston import the Upper Crust Pizzeria , known for its paper-thin crusts, lands near the White House, and the owners plan to open 10 more locations in the D.C. area.

Chef-restaurateur Jose Andres, owner of Jaleo, Cafe Atlantico, Minibar, Oyamel, Zaytinya and more, took home some hardware from the James Beard Foundation Awards, as did our own Tim Carman for his previous work in the Washington City Paper.

Wine columnist Dave McIntyre writes about the dark, inky Cahors wines from southwest France.

In the Beer column, Greg Kitsock writes about local pale ales from Rock Bottom Brewery and (of course) DC Brau.

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