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Thailand Dinner

Bailliage Bangkok Rattanakosin, Thailand
Bangkok, October 20, 2022

Celebrating Sardinia
" Chef Alessandro sent out a parade of flashy dishes showcasing the kitchen's technical skills "

Having wowed diners for decades in Phuket, Chef Alessandro Frau set his sights on the Thai capital. Chef Alessandro has opened his acclaimed Italian eatery Acqua in Bangkok.

Set in a beautifully renovated former home, in the shadow of the city’s most iconic shopping district, Acqua boasts a glitzy, warm-toned interior perfectly calibrated to draw Bangkok’s best and brightest.

Even better, Chef Alessandro and his kitchen have been able to pull off the same culinary pyrotechnics that first charmed diners back on Phuket.

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Canapés
Ferrari Maximum Rosé Brut Trento DOC

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Squid tagliatelle
extra virgin olive oil and lime
fresh mint, Siberian caviar
Capichera Lintori DOC 2021

Sardinian smoked eel
sweet and sour pickled vegetables
white Balsamic vinegar
Planeta Chardonnay Menfi DOC 2020

55 minutes slow-cooked egg
Parmigiano Reggiano fondue
crispy pancetta powder
Pala Vermentino di Sardegna Stellato DOC 2019

Burrata stuffed tortellini
Wagyu beef cheeks ragout
autumn black truffle
Le Casematte Faro DOC 2018

Roasted Italian quail
pan-fried foie gras, lentils
quail sauce glaze
Argiolas Korem Isolad dei Nuraghi 2017

Memories of ‘Fior di Latte’
milk semifreddo, foam, sauce, ice cream
Pala Isola dei Nuraghi Assoluto IGT 2008 Sardinia

Drawing on his Sardinian background, Chef Alessandro sent out a parade of flashy dishes showcasing the kitchen’s technical skills: fresh squid flesh julienned into tagliatelle, sweet and sour smoked eel, even a painstakingly slow-poached egg buried under a blanket of Parmesan.

Dishes were ably paired with the carefully selected wines, including an intensely floral Pala Vermentino di Sardegna and a smokey Sicilian red Casematte Faro.

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