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Dinner on Ludlow: Chef John Keller Launches The Latest In Modern American Dining On The Lower East Side


NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 17, Dinner on Ludlow opens at The DL with famed Executive Chef, John Keller creating an American Bistro menu. 

Dinner on Ludlow, is a recently opened restaurant / bar located at the corner of Delancey and Ludlow Streets – adjacent to The DL, the spacious rooftop lounge whose moniker derives from this intersection.

One of the first things you'll notice on entering Dinner on Ludlow is the meticulous design of the room, with high ceilings, yet still remaining warm and comfortable. Bordered by floor to ceiling glass windows, the open-plan space features a long bar and plenty of intimate tables and banquettes, amid a gothic elegant decor of crystal chandeliers, dark wood and ornate metal filigree that creates a relaxed and cozy space, enhancing the dining experience.

Executive Chef John Keller brings over fifteen years of culinary experience to Dinner on Ludlow, creating a menu which boats fresh ingredients from local purveyors while showcasing a varied selection of modern American comfort foods that manages to be both wildly innovative and pleasingly familiar. His culinary education and passion for challenging the ways people view and taste food has landed him in the pages of The New York Times, New York Magazine and a contestant on the Food Network's wildly successful reality based cooking series, Chopped.

Menu highlights include The Roast: Chef's daily preparation of different braises, roasts, or stews, Bone in Dry Aged Rib Eye for Two, Steak Frites with Parmesan truffle fries.  Desserts such as Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart and Lemon Semifreddo will be curated by Mame Sowe and made fresh daily.

Dinner on Ludlow will also be introducing 'Late Night Bites' for the neighborhood patrons looking for quality food after hours.   

"Our goal is to offer the Lower East Side a dining experience using the freshest ingredients without breaking the bank," partner, Paul Seres, said.  "We are adapting Chef John Keller's philosophy of 'simple and timeless recipes that showcase great ingredients' to give our customers a unique and unforgettable experience, whether is it for an after work bite or a private dining affair."

Dinner on Ludlow is located at 95 Delancey Street (Southwest Corner of Ludlow and Delancey) in New York City. Happy Hour Drink specials are featured nightly from 5 – 8 PM. Reservations (starting at 5 PM) can be made up to thirty days in advance. Please call (212)228-0909 for all information regarding dinner and private dining reservations. 

SOURCE Dinner on Ludlow