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7 places to make the most of white truffle season in Hong Kong

Were deep in to white truffle season, and you can find the expensive treat at many restaurants around town. At Above & Beyond at Hotel Icon in Tsim Sha Tsui East, you can taste dishes such as tea-smoked duck eggs with oolong tea leaves and white truffle; and wok-fried lobster with egg white and white truffles. The dishes are served a la carte, and on a six-course Alba white truffle menu (HK$1,980 plus 10 per cent, for a minimum of two persons). Bookings: 3400 1318 Aqua in Tsim Sha Tsui and Armani/Aqua in Central are serving white truffles with dishes that include hand-cut tajarin egg yolk pasta (right) with butter and fresh sage; and handmade ravioli with veal, rabbit and wild porcini. Bookings: 3427 2288 (Aqua) and 3583 2828 (Armani/Aqua) Italian chef Gianni Caprioli is featuring white truffles at both his restaurants, Giando, on Star Street in Wan Chai, and Gia Trattoria, in Fenwick Pier, Wan Chai. Giandos dishes include scrambled Italian eggs with toasted bread and white truffles; and roasted Italian veal rack with grilled pumpkin, potato cream and white truffles. The menu at Gia features dishes of potato salad with asparagus, mozzarella and white Alba truffles; and sea-salt-baked whole sea bass with vegetables and white truffles. Bookings: 2511 8912 (Giando) and 2511 8081 (Gia)

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