Yesterday I was invited to a luncheon at L’altro, the Michelin-starred Italian restaurant in Central, to get an early view of its latest menu that doesn’t only celebrate “the flavours of summer”, but also FRIDAY!!!!!
Two Michelin-starred Chef Philippe Leveille greeting us while Assistant Manager Gioacchino Perrotta translated.
The next dish, Red Crab topped with Celery Jelly and Oyster Leaf Salad, and dressed with Rice Vinaigrette. Like the Amuse Bouche, it was light and ideal for this kind of hot, stuffy weather in Hong Kong.
Later on, served after the Seabream with Venere Rice and Vegetables Brunoise, and Tomato Basil Cream was the richer Wagyu Beef with Potato Purée and Red Wine Sauce. The thin crisp on top of the Seabream was a tiny detail that brought an impact.
Yet while I was holding this martini glass, feeling happy about the perfect match between this gelato and fresh strawberry glaze, I was told repeated how it tastes even better with hot 75% chocolate sauce!! Hmmmmmm…… I already have plans to revisit during the F/W .
A photo with Chef Philippe after a chat 🙂 Looking forward to meet you again in September!
L’altro by Philippe Leveille Address: 10/F, The L. Place, 139 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong Tel: +852 2555 9100