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Celebrity Supermarkets

wendell-pierce.jpgActor Wendell Pierce (who plays trombonist Antoine Batiste in Treme) is opening a small chain of grocery stores in New Orleans. He said he was inspired, in part, by Michelle Obama’s initiative to bring more supermarkets to "food deserts." He told the Washington Post: "This is the call to action that has gone out across the country... We are not sitting on the sidelines." [WaPo]

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