The new menu presents numerous delicious choices. First up was the fresh roasted carrot and avocado salad (B360)–spiced carrots, marinated feta served with fresh avocado, radish, fennel, mint, toasted seeds and a citrusy pomegranate dressing followed by cured and crispy fish plank (B790 for two, B1,295 for four)–cured salmon, roasted shellfish, crab and avocado bruschetta with mini fritto misto, yuzu mayo served with beautifully aged pecorino and chilli jam, olives and pickles.
Next was the famed mini bruschetta selection (B285)–a selection of crab and avocado, tomato, smoked salmon and silky pâté crostini. The Gennaro’s Tagliatelle Bolognese (B290 for small, B385 for regular)–the succulent pork and beef is slow-cooked with red wine served with al dente pasta topped with pangrattato and Parmesan. The wild mushroom risotto (B365)–served covered with fresh seasonal greens, the carnaroli rice is served with roasted mushrooms and mozzarella. The truffle shuffle pizza (B420)–served on crispy crust, this pizza is full of delectable delights like truffled salami, fontal, balsamic onions, free-range egg and black truffle with delicious white sauce.
Next up are the chicken al mattone (B580)–directly from the Sirin Farm, carefully selected free-range chicken meat is grilled under a brick to retain the juiciness inside and served with lemony rocket, Parmesan and a choice of sauce from spicy tomato, aubergine and black olive or creamy wild mushroom.
Desserts include Amalfi lemon meringue cheesecake (B285)–lightand creamy mascarpone and lemon cheesecake topped with Italian meringue, served with lemon curd and blackcurrants; and the light and beautifully made vanilla panna cotta (B245) with a seasonal fruit compote.
The laid back atmosphere and décor of the restaurant is a sure thing to make anyone forget how long they’ve really been sitting there. It also induces great conversations among all diners.
Parking is available at Siam Discovery.
Jamie’s Italian Siam Discovery. 989 Room G06, Ground Floor, Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330. 02 255 5222.