Cafe Katja Looking to Expand Again on Orchard Street
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Like a kid going through the awkward stages of puberty, Cafe Katja continues to outgrow its smallish footprint. After all, ballooning crowds require more dining real estate. Not four months after a high-profile expansion into the adjacent 77 Orchard Street, the five-year-old Austrian joint will knock down yet another wall in the same mid-block building.
Cafe Katja plans to occupy 75 Orchard Street as well, previously the Carlos Campos boutique, and therefore seeks an alteration to the current liquor license. Assuming Community Board 3 awards an approval later this month (which seems likely), the popular neighborhood eatery will encompass three adjoining Orchard Street addresses. Crazy.
How do you feel about the new and improved Cafe Katja? Does it need another annex?