Diner's Journal and Eater gave me the answer yesterday.
'wichcraft officially takes over the entire 6th Avenue side of Bryant Park when the current trifecta turns into a superfecta with The Southwest Porch, a pop-up cafe sponsored by Southwest Airlines. Unlike the three kiosks that currently reside there, The Porch will have 175 seats, a bar, porch swings, Adirondack chairs, and romantic lighting.
the current Midtown soft shell crab sandwich to eat? We'll find out Friday.
Until then I'll daydream about sitting in those chairs with Colicchio feeding me pieces of cheese, discussing his plans to get the fountain out of the way and it can become 'wichcraft Central.
The Southwest Porch opens June 19th
Bryant Park 40th St and 6th Ave corner (aka Street-Meat-Palooza Corner)
Open 5pm to 9pm Monday to Thursday; noon to 4pm on Fridays until mid-September