First, you met an Israeli supermodel. Then, you had a date (wingsuit skydiving). And now, you’ve got a second date planned downtown.
Okay, none of that happened. But if it ever does, we have a place for you...
Presenting 49 Social, a three-level, white-leather habitat for wild boar sausage and truffle mac and cheese, opening Thursday in Downtown Crossing.
So come Thursday, maybe with a few work buddies, maybe with the attractive pride of Israel (hey, it could happen), you’ll head to the old Ivy space. Take a minute to drink in the new feel (basically some paint and a healthy dose of white linens), and then claim a plush booth to get down to business.
And by business we mean Fried Oyster Po’ Boy Sliders, meaty bottles of red and the Berkshire Pork Tenderloin Roulade, made with wild boar sausage, pancetta, risotto and pork jus (all Thursdays should end with thrice-stuffed meatstuffs).
But for a more subterranean vibe and a little culinary wizardry, you’ll head downstairs and order up the Duo of Beef: that’s Korean beef tartare (think regular beef tartare meets Korean BBQ) and rib eye that’s shot tableside with a smoker gun for a blast of jasmine.
Watch out for secondhand jasmine.