Ha Noi House debuted yesterday at 119 St. Marks Place, while fellow Vietnamese eatery Madame Vo is bound for E. 10th Street. [Eater NY]

The latter’s neighbor will be Patisserie Florentine, a new bakery offshoot of the eponymous Englewood, New Jersey-based French cafe. [EV Grieve]

Alex Dimitrov, owner of Ludlow Street bar Mehanata, now oversees a Williamsburg restaurant bedecked in Hogwarts-inspired decor called Pasta Wiz. [Gothamist]

Although developer Gregg Singer submitted a new lease last month to the Department of Buildings regarding his property at 605 E. 9th Street—a former public school which he purchased in 1998 and intends to remodel as an Adelphi University dorm—a stop work order remains. [Crain’s NY]

At the Music Hall of Williamsburg, the line-up for the Valentine’s Day Planned Parenthood benefit has been unveiled. [Brooklyn Vegan]

A local food site bestowed Golden Slice Awards to 10 Gotham eateries yesterday, including Rosario’s Pizza on the Lower East Side, Italy Pizza in Greenpoint, and Sal’s Pizzeria in Bushwick. [Eater NY]

“Strange Fruit,” the Billie Holiday protest song that Rebecca Ferguson proposed covering at the presidential inauguration, was first performed at Greenwich Village’s first iteration of the Cafe Society jazz club in 1939. [Off the Grid]

Here’s a ranking of the 16 guacamole varieties currently available at GUAC Tacos + Tequila in Alphabet City. [Observer]