English import Zizzi has nearly 150 restaurants back on home soil and prides itself on offering Italian fare with local touches. Staples include a signature line of rustica pizzas, spiedini and Mediterranean- style skewers, while the rest of the impeccably designed and beautifully shot menu is fleshed out with family-style appetizers, pastas and cuts of salmon, steak, short rib and veal.
Imported spices and products include harissa sauce, truffle and Wagyu and feature alongside local options such as infused Chinese teas and pork belly bites. This is the chain’s first store in China as part of a bigger international rollout, taking up a premium location in the middle of the booming Taikoo Hui complex on Nanjing Xi Lu.
Price: RMB200 per person
Who’s going: KOLs, groups and couples out for quiet conversation
Good for: Easy date nights, casual dinners
June 28, 2019
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