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1) Gramercy: Grub Street confirms that Michael Huynh's BaoEmpire has just expanded with the addition of Baoguette & Thao Noodle this past Friday. Expect rolls, noodles and, of course, banh mi. Status: Certified Open. 241 Third Ave., 212-228-5500. [GS]

2) Upper East Side: As previously reported, Danny Meyer is opening pop-up cafe, Sandwiched in the Whitney Museum of American Art. TONY's The Feed lists it in it openings today although doesn't look like its open just yet. Status: Scheduled to open on Thursday. Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Avenue; 212-570-3600. [TONY]

3) Financial District: Beta Coffee recently opened on February 11th, and according to Downtown Diary, each cup is "ground and french pressed just for you." Meanwhile, It'saPizza is officially serving quality (?) pizza at 20 John St. Status: Both are Certified Open. Beta Coffee - 50 Fulton St., near Cliff St., 212-300-4311. [Downtown Diary; Eater Inbox]

4) Midtown East: Grubz reports that yet another location of Magnolia Bakery has opened today in Grand Central Terminal. Status: Certified Open. Grand Central Terminal, 15 Vanderbilt Avenue (42nd Street & Park Ave.) 212-340-2583. [GS]

5) Williamsburg: Brownstoner reports that a new cocktail spot just down the street from the new Pies 'n' Thighs called Dram soft-opened this weekend. Some intriguing details: "Tom Chadwick, who crafted some of the cocktails at Rye, is running the show with Theo Peck in the kitchen. If Chadwick's boozy Mai Tai, piled Snow Cone-high with pebbled ice, or Peck's chicken confit nuggets with spicy mayo are any indication, this place has a lot of potential." Status: Soft Open. Official opening in a month. 177 S. 4th Street, Williamsburg; no phone yet. [Brownstoner]

6) Midtown East: Launch Stalker reports that Chado, a new sushi spot, is now open and serving raw fish in a pretty snazzy atmosphere. Meanwhile some early reviews have surfaced over at Zagat. Status: Certified Open. 4 E. 36th St. between Madison & 5th Ave, 212-532-2210. [Launch Stalker; Zagat]

- Natassia Miller

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