dinner at spasso hong kong

on my way back from china by ferry, i decided to try out this new place spasso in ocean center at harbour city.  it was very early so i did not have a chance to see it in full swing.  what i saw however is that they are very serious about trainning. 

i sat on the terrace overlooking the harbour (with a partial view from central to sheung wan and kennedy town) which was spacious and airy. 

the menu is traditional italian offering guests a culinary trip around italy with full of mouthwatering & interesting dishes and a large wine by the glass list.  thanks on behalf of wine lovers, i was assured that all wines are kept at the proper temperature in a eurocave cellar.

for my main i had the "black pepper pappardelle tossed with wild boar ragout".  it was delicious and perfect with my glass of zenato ripassa.

for a style, funky atmosphere, and the prelude of a good night out, spasso is definitely the hippest italian restaurant on that side of hong kong.

RIPASSA DI VALPOLLICELLA ZENATO 2005 (hkd 118 - glass) a pleasant aromatic of young ripe red & black forest fruits with vanilla, chocolate, and pepper; low acidity and smooth tannins.  medium body and high levels of alcohol.  flavours as nose but more spicy, with a medium lenght.. Pleasant mouthfeel, fruity yet spicy - delicious.

spasso: # 403, ocean centre, harbour city, kowloon, hong kong, tel. +852 2730 8027