Dowling’s opens classic New York hangout at the Carlyle
A new restaurant recently joined the beloved Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Hotel (981 Madison Ave.) and it aims to become a New York City classic.
Dowling’s at The Carlyle is named after Robert Whittle Dowling, former owner of The Carlyle and influential town planner known for his passionate efforts over fifty years ago to revitalize the city. The restaurant is run by Executive Chef Sylvain Delpique, former Club 21. Its menu offers timeless New York dishes and dishes from another era, with an emphasis on table preparations.
Dinner starts with options like East Beach Blonde oysters with a ginger sake mignonette, tuna tartare with whipped cream and gribiche sauce, a neighborhood salad with blue cheese, bacon and candied tomatoes and Hudson fras liver terrine. Valley. Main courses include steak tartare, spicy Colorado lamb shank, branzino and Diane steak cooked in salt, flambéed at the table in cognac. Add an order of homemade béarnaise fried waffles.
For brunch, expect classics like quiche Lorraine and croque madame, as well as decadent offerings like Wagyu skirt steak and eggs, a lemon ricotta short stack with brown butter. maple and the signature Carlyle Burger with house brioche, pickled relish and cheddar cheese. A cutting station dedicated to beef ribs and salmon from the Faroe Islands in a Parmesan crust will also be offered.
And whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or getting this far in 2021, make the end of your meal a grand finale with a table-prepared dessert, like a signature sundae to share with caramel pretzel ice cream, whipped cream. , a chocolate sauce and flambéed strawberries.
For drinking, the Bemelmans Bar has developed bespoke cocktails exclusively for Dowling’s at The Carlyle, as well as a wine list with premium selections.
Designed by New York-based studio tonychi, the elegant and intimate 80-seat dining room aims to exude the glamor and charm of the 1930s and 1940s. Five recently acquired prints and paintings by Ludwig Bemelmans celebrate scenes from his early work. most famous, Madeline, and pay homage to the bar next door, known for its Bemelmans illustrations.