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.
Inside Espoleta, Where Sue Torres Is Doing Spanish (As In, Spain Spanish) Food
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.