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8 1/2 Otto E Mezzo Bombana - meaning of the name?

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    8 1/2 Otto E Mezzo Bombana - meaning of the name?

    8 1/2 what does that refer to ?
    Otto E Mezzo what does it mean?
    Bombana > this part I figured - it's the chef's name

    thanks guys!


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    Fair warning ... no matter what it means, the service levels were crap when the Mrs was there in the last 2 weeks.

    TL;DR ... not going back.

    Long story ... messed up order, slow to get drinks ... etc..


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    That's a shame - I've never tried in HK, but I have fond memories of lunch there in Shanghai 7 or 8 years ago.


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    The restaurant's name is a tribute to Bombana's favorite Italian film director Federico Fellini's 1963 autobiographical movie 8+1⁄2.[5]
    Otto e mezzo means eight and a half in Italian
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8%C2%B..._Mezzo_Bombana
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    You had just to use google and type "8 1/2 Otto E Mezzo Bombana - meaning of the name" then you will have the answer......

    In 2008 the Ritz-Carlton closed down to redevelop the building and two years later Bombana opened OttoeMezzoBombana. The name is a tribute to Bombana's favorite Italian film director Federico Fellini ’s 1963 autobiographical movie 8½.


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    woopsie - i googled everything separately otto. mezzo. 8 1/12 etc and didnt get the answer lol.
    thats good to remind us ptu in the right google search or you wont get ther right answers lol
    thanks guys.
    MErci Etienne


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    Need after one of the great films of all time

    "Asa Nisa Masa"

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    Bombana is a famous Italian porn star. You can guess the rest.


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    Went two years ago for a business lunch. Awful service and insipid food. No f'ing way they deserve those michelin stars.