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Big Gay Ice Cream Shop Expanding, Tennessee Whiskey Fight

By Zagat Staff  |  June 11, 2014

Big Gay Ice Cream Expansion: The Big Gay Ice Cream Shop announced it is expanding to Philadelphia and may be open as early as August. Ownership also plans to bring its unique creations like the "Salty Pimp" to Los Angeles this summer. [Eater]

WD~50 Set to Close: Wylie Dufresne's game changing temple of molecular gastronomy is closing this November after 11 years in the Lower East Side. A real estate developer is planning to turn the restaurant's current location into a new building, and Dufresne may reopen the globally recognized restaurant in another neighborhood. [NY Times]

Whiskey War: A fight over the meaning of "Tennessee whiskey" between the owners of Jack Daniel's (Brown-Forman Co.) and George Dickel (Diageo) is headed to the Tennessee state legislature this summer. [AP]

Godiva Dips Into Soft Serve: Godiva announced it will introduce soft serve ice cream for the first time in history this summer, with initial flavors including dark and white chocolate.  [USA Today]

Dunkin' Donuts Heads West: The coffee and donut chain is planning to open 1,000 new locations in California, including its first full service restaurant which will offer non-breakfast sandwich options. [Eater]