Last month, Closed for Renovations signs went up at Pomodora, the "pizzaria" on Second Avenue between 10th Street and 11th Street. We saw crews working inside, and it did seem like a renovation was taking place ... and we didn't note it at the time.
However, a supervisor at the scene told Blue Glass yesterday that the space would soon become some kind of "Italian-French fusion" restaurant. What that means... we have no idea.
Pomodora and its misspelled pizzeria opened in May 2010, taking over part of the former
Not for nothing... but this is the second pizza place within a half block of Nicoletta that has closed in recent weeks. As we noted Tuesday, Plum Pizzeria on the west side of Second Avenue near East 10th Street has also closed. Nicoletta opened to some fanfare on June 15.
Still, Pomodora and Plum didn't seem all that crowded before Nicoletta arrived...