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Now Slowly Making its Debut, Zakarian's The Lambs Club

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[Krieger, 8/20/10]

The Lambs Club, a restaurant from chef Geoffrey Zakarian and David Rabin that has been in the works for the better part of the last three years, is now beginning to slowly unveil itself to the public. It opened for breakfast to hotel guests at the newly revamped Chatwal Hotel late last week, and is open to the public as of today. Lunch comes next week, dinner after Labor Day. They've waited this long, might as well get it right, no?

The name here stems from the history of the Stanford White designed building—it was the home of the Lambs, a prestigious acting group in the early 1900s. And the design of the 80 seat restaurant as well as the mezzanine lounge is meant to evoke a clubby (though colorful it seems) atmosphere with those red leather banquettes, chrome fixtures, and large black and white portraits of the original Lambs members. As for the food, they've yet to release the menus but Zakarian is shooting for a "Modern American" menu leaning on, what else, seasonal ingredients. Since some of the partners here (Rabin, Will Regan, Jeffrey Jah) come from a nightlife background, expect a push for a strong bar scene, especially when it comes to Midtown after work cocktails. See more coverage here.

Breakfast Menu:

DRINKS
Intelligentsia Coffee
House Blend Drip Coffee 4.5
Black Cat Espresso 4.5
Black Cat Cappuccino or Latte 5
Hot Chocolate 5

Le Palais des Thés Tea 4.5
Big Ben English Breakfast
Indian Assam, Chinese Yunnan

Saint James Ceylon
Sri Lankan Black Tea

Grand Yunnan Imperial
Floral Morning Black Tea, Honey

Thé Des Lords
Traditional Earl Grey, Safflower Petals

Long Jing Green
Chinese Green Tea, Chestnuts

Grand Jasmin Chun Feng
Classic Green Jasmine

Fleur De Geisha
Green Tea, Cherry Blossom

Thé Du Hammam
Green Tea, Rose Petals, Orange Blossom, Green Dates, Red Fruits

Thé Des Sources
Green Tea, Mint, Bergamot, Rose Petals, Cornflower Petals

Thé Des Amants
Black Tea, Apple, Almond, Cinnamon, Vanilla, Ginger

Thé Des Lords Rooibus
Red Tea, Lemon, Bergamot (Caffeine-Free Earl Grey)

Juice
Fresh Squeezed Orange or Grapefruit 7
Apple or Cranberry 5

BREAKFAST

HOT
Eggs Any Style 12
Herb Roasted Potatoes, Grilled Country Bread

Omelet Of The Day 16
Small Salad, Herb Roasted Potatoes, Grilled Country Bread

Fried Egg Sandwich 13
Bacon, Cabot Farm Cheddar, Tomato Confit

Oeufs Au Plat 16
Bayonne Ham, Grilled Country Bread

Eggs Norway 19
Poached Eggs, Max’s Smoked Salmon, Orange Sabayon

Chicken Fried Steak And Poached Eggs 19
Homemade Biscuit, Gravy

McCann’s Irish Oatmeal 10
Pots of Nuts, Grains, Honey

Stuffed French Toast 14
Blueberry Jam, Hazelnut Butter, Warm Maple Syrup

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes 15
Maple Butter, Lemon Zest

COLD

Grilled Grapefruit 8
Turbinado Sugar, Ginseng

Fresh Fruit Salad 12
Lavender, Vanilla, Lime

Greek Yogurt Granola Parfait 10
Seasonal Fruit

Super Food Smoothie 9
with Protein Powder 1

Assorted Cereals 6
(Choice of Milk: Whole, Skim, Soy)

European Breakfast Platter 18
Cured Meats, Artisanal Cheese, Crusty Bread, Mustard

Max’s Smoked Salmon 19
Served New York Style With Toasted Bagel, Cream Cheese,
Tomato, Red Onion, Caper Berries

SIDES
Fresh Berries 10 Roasted Herb Potatoes 6
Grilled Tomatoes 6 Small Green Salad 6
Griddled Bacon 6 Myers of Keswick Breakfast Sausage 8
Toast: White, Whole Wheat, Seven Grain or Country Bread 2

PASTRIES

Pastry Tier 16
Selection of Freshly Baked Breads and Pastries
Whole Fruit, Ricotta Peanut Butter and Jams

Croissant 3.5
Pain Au Chocolat 4
Irish Soda Bread 4
Whole Grain Scones 4
Seasonal Muffins 4

The Lambs Club

132 West 44th Street, Manhattan, NY 10036 (212) 997-5262 Visit Website

The Lambs Club

132 West 44th St., New York, NY

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