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New Distillery Opens in Wedgewood-Houston; Jimmy Fallon Makes Blake Shelton Try Sushi

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Nashville Craft, a new distillery, opened in the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood this week.
Nashville Craft, a new distillery, opened in the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood this week.
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WEDGEWOOD-HOUSTON -€” New distillery Nashville Craft opened earlier this week, offering up Naked Biscuit Sorghum Spirit, made from 100 percent pure sorghum syrup from Tennessee's Muddy Pond Sorghum Mill, as its first specialty product. Additional product lines will be launched later this year. The taproom is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. [Facebook]

MIDTOWN -€” The owners of Clyde's on Church were slapped with a lawsuit this week by a Washington D.C. bar and restaurant group claiming trademark infringement. Clyde's Restaurant Group, which runs 14 bars and restaurants in the greater D.C. area, requested a jury trial in Nashville's federal court, seeking relief and damages over the use of the Clyde's name and logo. Clyde's on Church is owned by MF Restaurant Group, which also owns Taco Mamacita in Edgehill Village and the new Milk & Honey coming to The Gulch this summer. [Nashville Business Journal]

NATIONAL­ -€” Country music superstar Blake Shelton appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon this week and experienced sushi for - what he says - was the first time ever. Fallon took Shelton out to Nobu in New York City, and hilarity ensued. Shelton, after making his way through a number of courses, was rewarded for his efforts with something a little more up his alley - a Big Mac. [Rolling Stone]

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