Ulrich Sterling Plans Latin Steakhouse Beneath Agua Dulce

Sterling with Jay McInerney. Photo: Patrick McMullan

A year after opening Agua Dulce, Ulrich Sterling has announced plans to open a separate restaurant, Carniceria AD, in the basement. The Latin steakhouse will seat 30 at brown-leather banquettes and copper-topped tables, from 6 till 11 p.m. It wont open till the fall, but just to give you an idea, heres the preliminary menu, with Creekstone, LaFrieda, and Bentons all obligatorily name-checked.

Starters and Salads
Aji Amarillo organic chicken skewer: 10
Peruvian yellow chili and organic chicken

Aji Panca Beef Skewer: 11
Peruvian chili and Skirt steak

Chimichurri Shrimp Skewer: 12
Carolina white shrimp house made chimichurri

Daikon Radish and Pimento de Padron: 9
Grilled Radish and Sweet pepper

Jumbo Camaron shrimp cocktail 14.
Pached and chilled big Carolina shrimp served with a tomatillo-cilantro house made cocktail sauce, fresh grated horseradish

Congrejo Latino 13
Maryland jumbo lump crab cake, aji panca aioli, chayote mango slaw

Seasonal oysters on the half shell, by the half or full dozen MP
Served with tomatillo cocktail sauce and chive-chili mignonette

Torched salmon Tiradito 12
Thin sliced torched organic
Peruvian style sashimi salmon slices, house pickled chili, fresh cilantro

Enselada de Tocino 11.50
Thick-cut house cured Bentons Bacon and iceberg salad wedge served with Cabrales cheese and crispy shitake mushroom

Enselada Carneceria 10.50
Carniceria AD signature salad of mixed local baby greens with watercress, roasted garlic-lime dressing, manchego cheese

Al la Parilla
From the Latin grill

Bistek con hueso 42
24 oz aged Giant Black Angus rib-eye. Grilled on the bone with crispy Peruvian popcorn

Lomo parilla 39
18 oz Bone in grilled Creekstone Farms 28 day aged Black Angus beef. Topped with crispy onion

Chuletas 29
Three grilled Colorado lamb T-bones minted smashed potato, fresh watercress

Churrasco 25
Grilled marinated Creekstone Farms Angus Skirt steak with classic chimichurri, and roasted red bliss potato

Parilliada mixto
26 Mixed grill of meats A mixed meat platter of pork chorizo, skirt steak, and lamb sausage, served with herbed cilantro puree and Lime-mustard aioli

Y Poco Mas.
El Hamburguesa 18
Carniceria ADs signature 10 oz. burger.
House signature blend of Pat la Freida short rib and brisket charred to perfection and served on brioche grilled bun with thick cut grilled bacon, frisse and Chiuhauha cheese.

Costilla Ahumado 24
Smoked tea braised Short rib of beef braised with lemongrass thyme and smoked tea. Served on the bone, with chimichurri roasted sweet potato.

Sides: 8.
Truffled yuca fries, habanero mayo
Chimichuri smashed potato
Charred giant Peruvian corn, fresh lime, cilantro
Cucumber and Roncal cheese, fresh mint, chives
Roasted shitake mushroom
Lime-buttermilk fried onion

Carniceria AD, 809 Ninth Ave.; 212-262-5963