Is your love for good food competing strongly with your love for travel? Well, it’s time to amalgamate the two and go globetrotting through the World’s 50 Best Restaurants List for 2014! How about making this your bucket-list for the coming few months? Wherein you would not only being the best of what the chefs have to offer but also go through a wide array of cities studying differentiating architecture, novel histories, fashion styles, cultural diversities and so much more…
Proffering you a glimpse of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, read on to know which 5 made it to the top!
1) Noma Copenhagen, Denmark
Flaunting its two Michelin star status, this unique restaurant is run by Chef Rene Redzepi. Situated on the waterfront in the Christianshavn neighbourhood of central Copenhagen, it operates in an old warehouse. Noma brings an old world charm to its reinvention and interpretation of the Nordic Cuisine.
2) El Celler de Can Roca, Girona, Spain
Ever sampled traditional Catalan cuisine? Whether you answer in the affirmative or not? El Celler de Can Roca will surprise you with its creative twists to the cuisine. It flaunts three shiny Michelin stars! What’s more, the 60,000 bottles stacked on the racks create the idyllic ambience for wine lovers! Dishes crafted to perfection come with a imaginative twists such as being based on perfumes or being served on bonsai trees!
3) Osteria Francescana, Modena Italy
A serene synergy between traditional and contemporary is offered in prime elegance at the Osteria Francescana. With 3 Michelin stars in its kitty, the restaurant is owned and run by Chef Massimo Bottura. Its menu is also designed to offer you both traditional dishes from the Emilia-Romagna area & modern classics along with newly developed dishes!
4) Eleven Madison Park, New York, USA
Drawing inspiration from its city, the menu offers you gourmet dishes that are inspired by the agricultural bounty of New York and its culinary traditions. It’s located in a landmark art deco building, known as the Metropolitan Life North Building, with soaring 35-foot ceilings and a view of Madison Square Park. Established in 1988, the restaurant is owned by Will Guidara and Daniel Humm. It has a 3-star Michelin rating.
5) Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, London, UK
Wondering what should you expect from this one? This sounds clichéd but you should definitely except the unexpected! This 2-Star Michelin restaurant changes its menu every three months bringing you historical dishes ranging from the 14th to 19th centuries. Digging deeply in history of various cuisines Chef Heston Blumenthal (The owner) & Head Chef Ashley Palmer-Watts experiment to bring you a recipe that is fresh with deep roots in history!