The top two best restaurants in the world include two Moscow establishments
In Singapore, the annual award ceremony for the World’s Best Restaurants, considered the Oscar of the world of gourmet dishes, took place.
Traditionally, the leading gastronomic institutions are defined by more than 800 chefs, restaurateurs and critics from different countries. The best in the world in 2019 was unexpectedly named the Mediterranean restaurant Mirazur in the French city of Menton, which is near the Italian border. This year was the most successful for the institution. Prior to this, the best result was getting a third Michelin star. Mirazur is run by Argentinean chef Mauro Colagreco. The restaurant is located in a villa of the 1930s and is famous for its incredible sea views. It also boasts gardens and a private garden, which add a special twist to culinary works. Experts recommend to try here risotto with quinoa, wild mushrooms and Parmesan cream, as well as fish with celery puree and finished sauce.
Second place among the best restaurants in the world went to Noma in Copenhagen. It offers seasonal northern dishes with products from its own farm.
The third in the ranking is Asador Etxebarri in Achondo in Spain. His chef, Victor Arginsonis, is self-taught, but that does not stop him from cooking brilliantly on open fires, changing their taste with various types of coal and firewood. By the way, the top 50 most Spanish restaurants. Three of them are in the top ten: in addition to Asador Etxebarri, this is Mugaritz in 7th place and Disfrutar in 9th place.
Entered the top 50 and Russian institutions. The Moscow White Rabbit is in 13th place, and Twins Garden, also with a Moscow residence permit, is located six places below. The best restaurant in South America named Central in Lima (Peru). To visit the best North American restaurant, you need to be in Pujol in Mexico City. The best restaurant in Asia is Gaggan in Bangkok. In the overall ranking, he took fourth place. The leader among African restaurants is Test Kitchen in Cape Town.
A few months ago, the online travel agency Globehunters named the best culinary destinations of 2019. A favorite for gourmets was Paris, which has about 40 thousand restaurants. Local establishments are able to surprise not only with exquisite cuisine, but also with excellent dishes for only a couple of euros, even in a modest bakery. Tourists visiting Paris should definitely try delicious oysters, the famous onion soup, a classic Parisian steak, a crispy baguette, drink wine with French cheese, and for dessert enjoy croissants, macaroons and French chocolate.
The top 5 destinations also included Tokyo, Barcelona, Lisbon and London. When compiling the rating, the number of restaurants per 10,000 people, the world’s cuisines and their availability for tourists, the number of gourmet restaurants and the percentage of vegetarian and vegan establishments were taken into account.