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I love Bene for the fact that it has a lovely ambience. Placed on the rooftop, you have one section that looks out onto the city and Persian Terrace, the other restaurant, all natural light coming in. And on the inside, you are surrounded by warm tones of brick and wood – the wood fire oven that you can see from just about anywhere in the restaurant is a delight. Chef Roberto works on a three-month menu and each time there is a showcase of a different region of Italy. Currently, you get to see a cross-section of the country on your plate. Begin your meal with the classic 'Bruschetta' – the Pomodoro, with cherry tomatoes, garlic and EVOO, or the 'Al Salmone', with cream cheese, smoked salmon, salmon caviar and avocado. Moving to the salads, the 'La Fruttarola' makes the best of seasonal fruits – it is a rocket salad, with romaine lettuce, fresh seasonal fruits (I had segments of orange and green apples), along with walnuts, peanuts and pistachio. Try the 'La Siciliana' too, with Roman Lettuce, interestingly some red chard leaves, orange, fennel leaves, spring onions and pistachio. For the soup, you may not think too much of tomato soup, but the 'Pomodoro e Stracciata' is something you want to try. The Stracciatella cheese is the surprise element here and what a surprise it is. The 'Tortelli Alla Amatriciana', with crispy pancetta, is a must for pork lovers. The 'Risotto' with pancetta is something that you should definitely think of getting to the table. Do order the 'Salmon Croccante' – a Norwegian Salmon, with a crisply done skin, the asparagus veloute and the saffron cream come together so beautifully. The 'Torta Caprese' is a great dessert to end on.