It’s so tempting to spend a week or two in Southern Italy lately and your friends’ photos taken in Napoli on Instagram probably do not make it any better (you know who you are, friends!). But what about satisfying your stomach with authentic Italian cuisine if you can’t jet off to Italy this summer?
208 Duecento Otto are giving Hong Kong diners the chance to embark on a culinary escape with ‘The Regional Series’ on every Monday from July. From Veneto in the North, to southern Sicily, the series highlights the unique culinary culture of each Italian region via way of a four-course sharing menu. No region is forgotten, with locales off the beaten track given as much thought as those already widely famed for their fare.
To start off the journey, try Polenta con ragu di salsiccia picante – creamy slow cooked polenta topped with a spicy Italian pork sausage sauce. Pizza lovers will enjoy the specially created Pizza quaglie con figura – made on a simple white base that allows the sweet, gamey combination of roast quail and fig to shine. To follow, Chef Michael has created Tagliolini con polpo e bottarga – freshly made pasta tossed with octopus before being finished with gratings of bottarga, a delicacy of salt cured grey mullet roe. End the meal on a sweet note with Ciliegie cotte nel mirto con sorbetto allo yogurt – cherries poached in mirto, the traditional liqueur of Sardinia made from myrtle berries. Served with a scoop of yoghurt sorbet, it’s a refreshing end to a summer feast.For more information and making reservation please click here.