5 Things To Know This AM — Feb 03 2012

You know that perpetually vacant space on the corner of 18th and Dolores next to Bi-Rite Creamery? It's finally opening, as a restaurant, in mid-February. (Eater SF)
Blue Bottle coffee is looking to expand into Manhattan and will start selling bottled java in grocery stores. (WSJ)
The Cut tries comparing Mountain View-based start-up Polyvore to Fantasy Football. (The Cut)
Although we've already provided you with a roundup of the three best hot cocoas in the city, here's another nine good ones to add to your list. (Serious Eats)
Coit Tower might start renting out its top floor for private parties. Naturally, folks are protesting. (The Bay Citizen)

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