March 24, 2020, 12:17pm
Asia’s Top 50 Restaurants (8th Edition) as per
ChannelNewsAsia’s article today.
The Chairman, Hong Kong
Belon, Hong Kong
Burnt Ends, Singapore
Le Du, Bangkok
La Cime, Osaka
Les Amis, Singapore
Vea, Hong Kong
Indian Accent, New Delhi
Il Ristorante Luca Fantin, Tokyo
Neighborhood, Hong Kong
Fu He Hui, Shanghai
Jaan by Kirk Westaway, Singapore
Wing Lei Palace, Macau
Sichuan Moon, Macau
Nihonryori Ryugin, Tokyo
Seventh Son, Hong Kong
JL Studio, Taichung
Ministry of Crab, Colombo
Amber, Hong Kong
8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana, Hong Kong
Lung King Heen, Hong Kong
La Maison de la Nature Goh, Fukuoka
Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet, Shanghai
Corner House, Singapore
Shoun RyuGin, Taipei
Toyo Eatery, Manila
Bukhara, New Delhi
Sushi Saito, Tokyo
The event was live-streamed across Asia today, as COVID-19 travel restrictions made it impossible for the recipients to travel to Japan, where the ceremony was originally slated to be held.
Looking down that list Shanghai and Taichung are the only places I haven’t been too. I’ve not eaten at any of the restaurants listed but it has made me realise how incredibly privileged I’ve been to see so many places.
March 24, 2020, 1:35pm
What’s keeping you, Chris? Go, when this COVID-19 is over.
March 24, 2020, 1:46pm
Gaggan, which topped the list in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, closed down in Aug 24, 2019 after part-owner/chef Gaggan Anand parted ways with the other shareholders:
March 24, 2020, 3:20pm
Same, been to none of the restaurants. Out of these 16 cities, I’ve been to only 9 of them. Strange, nothing in Malaysia, Vietnam or Cambodia and no other cities than Shanghai in China.
Wow, The Chairman jumped to
Has anyone been to Vietnam yet?
March 25, 2020, 1:15am
Asia’s Best 50 list, like its global counterpart, World’s Best 50 Restaurants, have always been pretty subjective. Intense lobbying by the F&B industry in each country, so who shouted the loudest get heard.
Malaysia had one in
last year’s list: Dewakan which debuted at No. 46, but it’s dropped off.
March 25, 2020, 1:26am
Many people would have. But to make the list, members of Vietnam’s F&B fraternity need to lobby for attention from the
partnership that organises this.