Shanghai, May 17, 2023 - La Scala, the renowned Italian restaurant of Sukhothai Shanghai, unveils its new summer menu, showcasing a blend of contemporary elegance and chic style. Inspired by the timeless La Scala pera house in Italy, the restaurant boasts a modern design reminiscent of Italian open-air theatres. Designed by Studio Fuksas, the space draws inspiration from the gardens of the Italian Renaissance, featuring natural-style teakwood flooring, delicate handcrafted glazed tiles, and captivating pendant lights, transporting guests to a romantic and extraordinary era.
The much-anticipated La Scala Summer Menu invites diners on a sensory journey to enjoy in the bountiful flavours. Each dish is a harmonious blend of refreshing textures and rich tastes, sure to awaken the palate.
Black Cod in “Acqua Pazza” Style
As the vibrant summer approaches, even the codfish goes wild! The chef delicately prepares the black cod using the Italian-style poaching method, preserving its tender texture and offering an exquisite mouthfeel. The fish is simmered in clam juice, fish broth, fresh cherry tomatoes, basil, olives, and kumquat glaze, creating a delightful balance of acidity and savoury flavours that linger on the taste buds.
Wagyu Beef Tenderloin with Cauliflower Purée and Coffee Jus
Carefully selected M9-grade Wagyu beef is expertly seared to a perfect medium-rare and served with a creative sauce made from beef bone marrow broth infused with coffee beans. Accompanied by cauliflower purée, roasted cauliflower slices, and cornflowers, this dish offers a unique flavor profile that leaves a lasting impression.
Handcrafted King Crab Dumplings with Sea Asparagus
These handmade Italian-style dumplings are crafted using the finest imperial crab meat, blended with cheese and topped with a sauce made from crab shells, resulting in a rich, sweet, and velvety texture. Paired with seasonal sea asparagus, this dish captures the essence of the ocean, offering a truly indulgent seafood experience.
La Scala’s Tiramisu
The iconic Italian dessert, Tiramisu, takes centre stage. The ethereal creaminess of mascarpone cheese is delicately infused with almond liqueur and coffee liqueur, creating a delightful aroma. Moistened ladyfinger biscuits soaked in a secret blend of concentrated coffee syrup lend a subtle and pleasing bitterness to this decadent Tiramisu.
Lemon Sorbet Sparkling Wine
Crafted from lemon zest and lemon juice, this refreshing and invigorating specialty drink boasts a light and delightful texture, providing a perfect respite for the summer season. Experience the subtle intoxication of a leisurely summer day with each sip.
Embark on a Journey to Italy at The Sukhothai Shanghai today!
For reservations, please call: 021-5237 8888
Restaurant Address: La Scala, Sukhothai Shanghai, 380 Weihai Road, Shanghai
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