"No writer ever went hungry while Elaine was in business," Woods said.
Elaine Kaufman, owner of famed NY restaurant, dies →
"I'll certainly miss it incredibly if the place is gone for good," said Woods. "It will be the end of an era. There are going to be a lot of writers wandering up and down Second Avenue, looking for a place to have dinner."
With Elaine gone, NYC literary hangout closing →