Well, that was fast. Just a handful of months after Giulio Adriani transformed his Italian spot Forcella into a tapas bar named Espoleta, he’s bowing out to let Forcella’s former general manager Gianni Nocella open a — yes — Italian spot in the space. Que sera, sera.
If you’ve been bummed about the loss of Forcella’s fried pizza ever since it closed on Bowery, here’s some consolation: this Thursday, owner Giulio Adriani will reboot the place as a Spanish restaurant.
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