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Baton Rouge's Restaurant Week; Amici Opens on Magazine

BATON ROUGE? With all the Tales madness last week, you might have forgotten that it was also Restaurant Week in Baton Rouge. No worries?Bites and Booze scribe Jay D. Ducote has a comprehensive rundown of the week's highlights, with pictures and everything. [Bites and Booze]

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT?Tomorrow night at 6:30pm, Tivoli & Lee partner with Keife & Co. to host the Lee Circle Wine & Supper Club, which features a five-course menu devised by Chef Mike Nirenberg and, of course, wine. Cocktail hour starts at 6:30 sharp, so be there or be sober. [Eaterwire]

UPTOWN?Gemellis, the brainchild of Chef Ed Charles, will be popping up in Lillette with a $60, four-course dinner Friday, August 9, leaving you plenty of time to make reservations or, you know, procrastinate until the very last minute. [Eaterwire]

CONVENTION CENTER?Mike Strain, the Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner, will speak at the very first Farm to Table International Symposium, which will be held from August 2-4 at our city's leviathan of a convention center. That's right, hipsters?farm to table has officially gone mainstream. [Eaterwire]

UPTOWN?Pizza enthusiasts, rejoice! The pizza joint formerly known as Amici Icehouse has finally opened after moving into the old Byblos spot on Magazine back in May. Ian McNulty reports that Amici has a build-your-own-pie option, a full bar (anchored by 30 draft beers), and a brand-new coal-fired oven. [Gambit]

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