Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

3 Nov 2014




Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Having Italian in Bangkok of all places typically wouldn’t cross my mind but Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok recently changed that. Y’all know how much I love my street food, although girl can’t always have street food whenever she goes to Bangkok. Chic dining, with kick-ass wine to boot, is sometimes in order.

Scalini is situated on the second floor of Hilton Hotel Sukhumvit Bangkok. I am generally not a fan of Italian food because it’s carb-heavy but I had the most beautifully executed handmade pastas at Scalini that were simply divine, and I’d totally go back again to have that.

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Helmed by Chef Egidio Latorraca, who has accrued more than 15 years’ experience at fine dining establishments in luxury hotels in Australia, Europe and Macau, Scalini serves traditional Italian-American favorites and indulgent comfort foods are elegantly prepared with a focus on fine foods and high-quality ingredients. The space itself is chic and relaxed, with a feature staircase, a vibrant open kitchen, cozy furnishing, and an extensive wine display.

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Salmon Mango Tuna Tartare.

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Wagyu Beef Carpaccio, Foie Gras Terrine, Truffle Paste and Truffle Mayo, Balsamic Reduction, 36-mos Aged Parmesan, Mesclun Salad.

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Chestnut Pumpkin Ravioli, Porcini Powder, Hazelnut Oil, Parmesan Cheese Sauce, Pistachio.
I really liked this ravioli, it’s so delicately made. Velvety with a hint of sweetness and each ingredient contributes to the greatness of the dish. I was rather dejected that these were gone in just two bites. MORE! MORE! MORE!

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Homemade Gnocchi, Tomato Sauce, Fresh Basil, Napoli Burrata, Pesto.

THIS. I am a fan of gnocchi to begin with, but THIS totally blew me away. These fluffy, light, and pillowy baby gnocchi are heaven sent!!! I’d even go as far as saying these are the best I’ve ever had in my life. This fuss-free dish is so simple and honest-to-goodness; just freshly made gnocchi tossed in a sumptuous tomato sauce, with slight embellishments that enhanced every bite. These are absolutely phenomenal and I highly, highly recommend it to anyone who lives or is visiting Bangkok!

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One of the wines which I really loved from that night: Argento Malbec 2012 – A ripe red filled with muscular flavors of dark plum, dried currant and mocha. Bramble and spicy blackberry notes on the nose, complemented by plenty of Asian spice hints. Richly textured palate, with hints of vanilla oak and balanced acidity on the finish. YUMMY!!!

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

US Beef Sirloin, Topinambur Cream (Jerusalem Artichoke), Couscous, Sous vide Baby Vegetables, Red Wine Sauce.

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

As you can see, the interior of Scalini is fitted up in sultry dark tones with plush seating, it’s a great venue for a get together with friends and family, or romantic date. The food served here is fantastic and I enjoyed my meal very much. Between the five of us, I think we also killed three or four bottles that night – thanks to excellent pairing recommendations by Roberto Visaggio, the most effervescent and super-friendly manager with a flair of theatrics. He’s so knowledgable with the food and wine that we were served, and that had contributed greatly to my experience at Scalini.

Scalini at Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Scalini
11 Sukhumvit Soi 24, Sukhumvit Road
Khlong Ton, Khlong Toei
Bangkok, Thailand
Tel: +66 2 620 6666
Scalini Facebook Page

… to be continued.

xo,
MB.


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