Mondo Mio Celebrates 10th Anniversary!

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Mondo Mio at Roberson Quay has introduced several off-the-menu items and a newly revamped menu! Diners can get to sample this selection through a four-course set menu priced at $45 per person from now till 15 December 2016.

Starters

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We started with the Insalata di Baccala ed Agrumi ($16), which is a salad made of bay leaf steamed cod with grapefruit, mandarin, kiwi and orange olive oil. I like how the fish retained its juices and yet is filled with the desired flavours of the leaf. However, the acidity of the citrus fruits can be quite overpowering.

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Next, we had the Rosoni Di Zucchine alla Griglia Ripieni ($14), a favourite of mine. Honestly, this dish of mozzarella and ham wrapped around with grilled zucchini served with mint béchamel did not look like much, but it was delicious! There was a slightly nutty and smoky aroma to the dish.

Pizza & Pasta

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Nothing says Italian more than excellent pizza! Pizza con Ruola Pesto ($22), Chef’s homemade pizza dough topped with wild rocket pesto, mozzarella, salami, ricotta and cherry tomatoes. While the base was arugula instead of basil, it was surprisingly not as bitter as I had expected. The chef did manage to balance the flavours very well in this dish.

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The highlight of the dinner is the Tagliatelle Fatte in Casa con Crema di Melanzane e Cicale ($26). Homemade tagliatelle with eggplant sauce with sautéed crayfish. I do not like eggplant, but this was exquisite.

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Gnocchetti in Salsa di Scampi, Zafferano e Gamberoni ($28). Homemade gnocchetti in scampi salsa with saffron and huge ass prawns! The addition of seafood stock gave the pasta a strong umami flavour.

Secondi

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Scaloppine al Marsala ($24). Pounded veal fillets with Marsala red wine sauce and roasted vegetables. The meal is very tender as the veal is no more than five months old.

Dolce

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The dessert item that has impressed many is the Pistachio Tiramisu ($12). Mascarpone cheese infused with pistachio paste, sponge fingers soaked in Baileys and Sicilian pistachios.

Mondo Mio
30 Robertson Quay
Singapore 238251
Tel: 6736 2503
Opening Hours:
Opens daily from 1130-1430 & 1730-2200hrs
Nearest MRT Station: Clarke Quay Station (Northeast Line)

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