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Refreshing Summer Menu Of Two-Michelin Star French-Italian Gastronomy At L’altro Hong Kong

July 9, 2015 Dining No Comments Email Email

unnamed (7)Two Michelin-star Chef Philippe Leveille celebrates the exquisite flavours of summer on a new menu of Italian seasonal gastronomy with a twist of French haute cuisine at L’altro Hong Kong.  The Hong Kong flagship of one of Europe’s most outstanding chefs at L Place, Central is widely acclaimed among the finest Italian restaurants in town.

Complementing all-time signature favourites, Chef Leveille now unveils the latest Summer Menu from his famed 2-starMiramonti L’altro in Italy – bursting with the freshness of premium seasonal ingredients and fruit from Europe.

Among new appetisers are Soft Japanese Egg and Asparagus, sprinkled with garlic bread crumbs and drizzled with capers soya milk mayonnaise (HK$168); Mediterranean Red Tuna in Fresh Cherry Tomato Sauce with Basil Sorbet, served with parmesan cheese cookie (HK$268); and “One Side” Roasted Scallops, with watermelon sauce & salad, almonds and refreshing cucumber sorbet (HK$238).

New ‘must try’ pastas include Lobster Ravioli with Crispy Lobster Jus Popcorn and Lime (HK$368), complementing such all-time favourites as Hand-made Spaghetti with Italian Clams in Sea Water Emulsion (HK$298), and the chef’s famousMiramonti L’altro Risotto with Mushrooms and Sweet Cheese (HK$268).

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Roasted Baby Lamb Striploin with Black Olives and Potato Napoleon

Four new main courses from the kitchen include a seafood symphony of line-caught Sea Bass, Mussels and Clams, served in fragrant fresh basil sauce with new potatoes (HK$388).  Continuing the Mediterranean theme is Mixed Fish, Lobster and Crustaceans Soup with Brioche (HK$438).

Meaty summer specialties include lightly smoked Wagyu Beef M8 in a kaleidoscope of vegetable colours and textures (HK$688); and Roasted Baby Lamb Striploin, served traditionally with fried potato napoleon and black olives (HK$468).

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Lightly-smoked Wagyu Beef M8

For devotees of L’altro’s delectable desserts, new alternatives to the restaurant’s beloved Gelato Miramonti ice cream with warm strawberries (HK$138) also capture the spirit of summer – including luscious Cherries, Pistachio and Coconut Meringue (HK$158) and a decadent east-meets-west innovation of Lychee, Champagne and Raspberries(HK$158).

Four and five-course tasting menus introduce a flavour of the new Summer Menu alongside all-time favourite signatures.

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Two Michelin-star Chef Philippe Leveille celebrates the exquisite flavours of summer on a new menu of Italian seasonal gastronomy with a twist of French haute cuisine at L’altro Hong Kong.

Priced HK$880, the 4-course menu features the new Mixed Fish, Lobster and Crustaceans Soup alongside ever-popularBraised Snail in Garlic Sauce with Sorrel ; Miramonti L’altro’s famous Risotto with Mushrooms and Sweet Cheese; and legendary Gelato Miramonti dessert.

The 5-course menu priced HK$1,180 includes the new Mediterranean Red Tuna and Roasted Baby Lamb Striploinspecialties. Signature favourites are Seafood Salad with Scallop, Red Prawn and Scampi – and equally beloved Fresh Spaghetti with Italian Clams in Sea Water Emulsion.  Dessert is also a summer selection – Lychee, Champagne and Raspberries.

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Gastronomic Italian fine dining restaurant L’altro at Central’s fashionable L Place is the sister restaurant to prestigious two-Michelin star Miramonti L’altro in Brescia, Italy.

L’altro Hong Kong is located at 10/F, The L Place, 139 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong.

For reservations, please call (852) 2555-9100, or visit www.laltro.hk for more information.

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