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Live lobster special-Italian style!

Il Ponte, Millennium Seoul Hilton’s popular Italian trattoria, will host a special promotion featuring delectable live lobster dishes that will seduce your tastebuds. By the end of June, a succulent lobster-themed menu will be offered, including a special “menu for two” option.

The six-course menu starts off with Wagyu beef carpaccio served with arugula salsa verde and parmesan crisps, followed by a creamy asparagus soup with herb gnocchi. The next course is a lobster and spinach quiche with bacon bites. The main course is a choice of sautéed live lobster and Wagyu Tenderloin served with herbs, zucchini, mushrooms, white wine and cream roasted baby potatoes or marinated live lobster served with vegetables and mango puree. Diners who are in pairs may opt for the “menu for two” entrée option, which is a choice of four different kinds of cooked live lobster. For dessert, a pear cooked in red wine will be served with vanilla bourbon ice cream, followed by freshly brewed coffee or international teas.

The menu is priced at KW120,000 per person, or the “menu for two” option” is priced at KW210,000 per couple.

Lobsters are marine crustaceans that have a sweet, delicate, and luxurious meat that can be cooked in a variety of ways. While today, lobster is saved for special occasions due to its high cost, lobster originally had more humble origins. Thought to be undesirable, lobster was mainly consumed by poor residents living next to fishing villages. It wasn’t until the mid 1800’s that lobster became a main staple at fine dining restaurants.

Il Ponte features the finest Italian cuisine from tempting pasta and authentic pizza to mouthwatering regional dishes. Il Ponte also has an extensive choice of exquisite Italian and international wines.

For reservations or enquiries, please call Il Ponte at (02) 317-3270. Tax and service charge are already included in the prices quoted above.

Kim Jung-mi  edt@koeapost.com

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