As predicted here last month, Café Gray is indeed on the way out at the Time Warner Center, Beth Landman reports in this week’s magazine. (Kunz’s people insist they’re staying.) But Landman outs the “prominent Italian restaurant” moving in — an uptown version of A Voce. A Voce is exactly the kind of approachable but prestigious operation that the Time Warner Center will be looking for, and presumably chef Andrew Carmellini and his partners wouldn’t sign unless their deal was better than Kunz’s. Will A Voce work where Café Gray inexplicably didn’t? We’ll soon see.
Earlier: The Last Days of Café Gray?