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SPOON by Alain Ducasse Restaurant Review: Located in the InterContinental Hong Kong, SPOON by Alain Ducasse is a stylish place to unwind after a long day doing business, Hong Kong’s favorite pastime. The design, by Tony Chi, is pure fun, with a leather and chrome bar counter, eel skin upholstered chairs, sofas with mink cushions and 540 hand-blown Murano glass spoons dangling from the high ceiling. The drinks menu is as creative as the décor, with standout sips like the 8 Ball martini made with balsamic vinegar and a small white onion. Oenophiles, meanwhile, can dive right into the 650-plus label selection. Contemporary French dishes will assure anyone that chef Alain Ducasse has spent quality time training his Hong Kong team in the nuances of creative starters, like the Parisian rock lobster and the steamed duck foie gras from “Les Landes” served with spicy cherry marmalade and toasted brioche. Light eaters especially will appreciate the signature cook pot of local market fruits and vegetables, and the line-caught sea bass in green shellfish sauce. Indulgent diners can't go wrong with the juicy beef tournedos in girolles and confit tomatoes topped by shallots. Alternatively, skip the protein altogether and go straight for Ducasse’s cheesecake served with red fruits marmalade and yogurt sorbet or the chocolate hazelnut bliss. Groups of up to six should consider booking the cozy kitchen-side chef's table, festooned with leather pillows in neutral hues.