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Friday September 6, 2013

Top 10 Latin American Restaurants According to “World’s 50 Best” Organization

Top 10 Latin American Restaurants According to “World’s 50 Best” Organization

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Recently, the World’s 50 Best organization announced Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants in Lima, Peru.

The list is internationally recognized as the most credible indicator of the best places to eat on Earth and is the trusted arbiter of what matters in global cuisine.

For the first time ever, the World’s 50 Best has ranked the top restaurants in Latin America on their own.

The organization designated a Latin American Academy in order to properly evaluate Latin America’s food culture and cuisine styles.

Check out the top 10 restaurants in Latin America below.

10. Roberta Sudbrack, Rio De Janeiro, Brasil
Chefs: Roberta Sudbrack
Style of food: Brazilian
Standout dish: Beetroot ravioli

9. Tegui, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Chefs: Germán Martitegui
Style of food: Eclectic international
Standout dish: Ricotta gnocchi, trulada cream, sweetbread crocantes, apricot purée

8. Boragó, Santiago, Chile
Chefs: Rodolfo Guzman
Style of food: Ground-breaking Chilean
Standout dish: Curanto cooked with rainwater from Patagonia

7. Malabar, Lima, Perú
Chefs: Pedro Miguel Schiaffano and Jose Ragazzi
Style of food: Amazon fusion
Standout dish: Shrimp enchiladas with re-fried plantains

6. Biko, México City, México
Chefs: Executive chef Mikel Alonso, Gerard Bellver, and chef co-owner Bruno Oteiza
Style of food: Spanish and Mexican modern fusion
Standout dish: 100% cotton foie-gras

5. Mani, São Paulo, Brasil
Chefs: Helena Rizzo and Daniel Redondo
Style of food: Brazilian-European fusion
Standout dish: Baked manioca tubers served with tucupi froth and coconut milk

4. Central, Lima, Perú
Chefs: Virgilio Martinez and Pía León
Style of food: Peruvian/international fusion
Standout dish: Octopus with purple corn and white quinoa

3. Pujol, México City, México
Chefs: Enrique Olvera
Style of food: Mexican reinvention
Standout dish: Sea bass ceviche tacomade with hoja santa tortilla and black bean purée

2. D.O.M., São Paulo, Brasil
Chefs: Alex Atala and head chef Geovane Carneiro
Style of food: Contemporary Amazonian Brazilian
Standout dish: Fresh heart of palm with scallops and coral sauce

1. Astrid y Gastón, Lima, Perú
Chefs: Gastón Acurio and Diego Munoz
Style of food: Peruvian meets haute cuisine
Standout dish: Noble robado fish, served in miso sauce with crunchy oysters

Photo Credits: World's 50 Best