If you are looking for the best Italian food in Hong Kong, then the 8½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA is your best bet. Led by Chef Umberto Bombana, widely renowned as the “king of White Truffles”, the restaurant is ranked as top Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants and also ranked 62 in the S Pellegrino and Acqua Panna’s list of the World’s Best Restaurants. The 3-star Michelin restaurant has consistently made among the top ranks in the Michelin Guide for many years.
One more interesting aspect about Chef Bombana is his secret desire for truffles, that you can find truffles everywhere in his cuisine as you can find these delicious truffles in the eggs, pasta, veal and even the risottos too. Apart from the truffles, Chef Bombana’s menu is always inventive and comes with items that surprise the customers to a great extent. His skill in combining both the Italian cuisine along with local ingredients to provide traditional dishes with a touch of Italian flavor is what makes him one of the best chefs in the world.
One of his signature dishes that can blow your mind away is the black truffle organic egg adorned with whipped potato and topinambur which you can never miss out when dining in the 8½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA. Another mouth-watering dish that will linger in your taste buds for a long time is the black truffle ice cream.