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Mo's Pizza Fest, Driving While Ice-Creamed, And More

UPTOWN— Ian McNulty reports that Tujague's owner Mark Latter and wife Candace have opened their wine shop Bin 428 at 2801 Magazine St, and will host a grand opening party on April 4, at 5:30 p.m. with wine samples, and complimentary food from Tujague's chef Richard Bickford. [Advocate]

WESTWEGO— The 12th annual Mo's Pizza Fest is happening on April 5 from 12:30 to 8 p.m. at Mo's Pizza (1112 Ave. H) with entertainment by Amanda Shaw and The Cute Guys, Five Finger Discount, and more. The event raises money for Children's Hospital, and Westwego police and fire departments. [NOLA.com]

BATON ROUGE— "Concerns about minors dunking a spoon in" wine ice cream is currently derailing legislation to make it legal in Louisiana. Plus State Rep. Rob Shadoin (R-Ruston) points out an extremely pressing issue: "DWI can now mean driving while ice creamed?" And then there's this obesity issue from for BuzzBar wine ice cream lobbyist Steve Duke: "For a fat guy, if I start trying to get drunk, it ain't going to happen. I'll have more of a diabetes problem.[Advocate]

[Photo: Yelp/John L.H.]

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