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Thursday Opening Report: Catherine's Caffe, Inatteso Certified Open, Moustache on Sunday

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1) Fort Greene: Fork in the Road brings word that a new coffee shop/eatery called Catherine’s Caffe has opened in Fort Greene. She writes: “There's a new addition to Fort Greene's 'restaurant row,' aka DeKalb Avenue, this week. It's a bright, homey little spot called Catherine's Caffe that opened yesterday. Owner Hank Lipowczan has been working construction in the area for years, loves the friendly residents, and says its 'always been a dream to open a coffee shop.' The menu features pastries, extensive hot breakfast options, sandwiches, salads, and two favorites from Lipozcan'z native Czech Republic: Beef Goulash and Chicken Schnitzel. His mother, Anna, will be the chef for those two specialties.” Status: Certified Open. 184 DeKalb Avenue, Fort Greene; 718.858.3712. [Fork in the Road]

2) FiDi: A tipster writes in to share that the once plywooded Leo’s Bagels will soon open in Hanover Square. This item from Crain’s from months back reveals that Leo’s will be the first solo venture by Murray’s Bagels’ Adam Pomerantz: "Leo’s will be Mr. Pomerantz’ first solo venture, as his family co-owns Murray’s. Like Murray’s, Leo’s will sell hand-rolled bagels, smoked fish and cheese spreads. 'It’s a traditional Jewish appetizing and bagel store,' said Steve Rappaport, the Sinvin Realty broker who negotiated the deal for Mr. Pomerantz." Status: Unknown. No phone yet. 3 Hanover Square; phone unknown. [Eater Inbox; Crain’s]

3) East Harlem: TONY has it that Middle Eastern eatery Moustache has opened a third location far uptown in East Harlem. They write: “With two downtown locales already boasting a loyal following, this affordable Middle Eastern restaurant opens in East Harlem. Pitas arrive at the table still hot and steaming, alongside dishes like grilled baby lamb ribs.” Status: Not Open. Opening Sunday. 1621 Lexington Avenue; 212-828-0030. [TONY]

4) FiDi: TONY also does a brief write-up on the opening of Inatteso Pizzabar Casano: "An Italian newcomer from the folks behind Adrienne’s Pizzabar opens in lower Manhattan, featuring dishes such as tuna belly with olive oil, and pizzas." Status: Certified Open as of ten days ago. 28 West Street; 212-267-8000. [TONY]

5) FiDi: Also in FiDi, Flo Fab reports that East Village spot Urban Lobster Shack has opened a kiosk further downtown: “In the financial district, the owners of Urban Lobster Shack, an East Village spot, have opened a kiosk for lunchtime lobster, shrimp and crabmeat rolls. Status: Unknown. No answer to calls. 15 Stone Street; 212-809-2626. [NYT]

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