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316 Bowery (Bleecker St.) Send to Phone
English-Asian fusion sets the tone for imperial dining in the East Village.

Lunch Sat.-Sun., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Double Crown Restaurant Review

: Double Crown, on quickly changing Bowery, calls its cuisine Asian-British fusion, with Indian influences (from the British Crown parentage). The menu spans the three geographic regions with dishes like sweetbread satay, yellowtail sashimi with an English-inspired truffle sauce, Chinese five-spiced foie gras, and swordfish jungle curry. All are satisfying and the mixing of tastes and textures works beautifully. Among the standout dishes were crispy pork belly with chili caramel and cucumber, which is good enough to inspire seconds; miso-glazed bone marrow was salty and rich, and accompanied by crispy Brussels sprouts with a sweet chili glaze. The plates are perfect for sharing, and chef Brad Farmerie (of Public) will put together a family-style, Singapore/Malaysia-inspired Nonya banquet so you don’t have to choose yourself. The wine list spans the globe too, with whites and reds from the U.S., Europe and New Zealand/Australia, with additional reds hailing from the Middle East. Save room for the apple miso strudel with caramelized maple ice cream, or the malted “opera” torte, an almond sponge cake with Ovaltine cream and coffee marshmallows.
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