World’s greatest eating places for 2022 revealed

(CNN) — It is one other good yr for Copenhagen as, for the second yr in a row, a restaurant within the Danish capital has been named the perfect on the planet on the World’s 50 Finest Eating places awards.

Geranium serves a meat-free, seasonally primarily based Scandi menu within the uncommon environs of the eighth ground of Denmark’s nationwide soccer stadium. It is open simply 4 days every week, a selection made by head chef Rasmus Kofoed and co-owner Søren Ledet with a purpose to hold to an ethos of work-life steadiness.

The 2 pals hugged joyfully as they celebrated profitable their award at a lavish ceremony held Monday evening in London’s Outdated Billingsgate, a Victorian constructing that was as soon as the world’s largest fish market. Hollywood actor and CNN presenter Stanley Tucci hosted the ceremony, resplendent in a white tuxedo jacket on what was the UK’s hottest day of the yr.

Eating places are solely permitted to scoop the awards’ prime prize as soon as, after which they’re entered right into a separate “Better of the Finest” program. Members of that elite group embrace Geranium’s Copenhagen neighbor Noma, in addition to New York’s Eleven Madison Park, The Fats Duck close to London, Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, and Mirazur in Menton, France.

The remainder of the listing

South American eating places additionally fared effectively. In Lima, cooks Virgilio Martínez and Pía León’s Central climbed two locations to the second spot, whereas Maido, which serves Japanese-Peruvian fusion, slipped right down to No. 11.

Brazil’s A Casa do Porco — a celebration of all issues porcine — climbed 10 locations to No.7.

Spain’s displaying this yr was additionally stable. Barcelona’s Disfrutar was at No. 3, Madrid’s Diverxo shot as much as fourth place, whereas Larrabetzu’s Asador Etxebarri — the place all dishes, even dessert, are flame-grilled — slipped right down to No. 6.

Mexico Metropolis was represented by fifth place winner Pujol — this yr’s Finest Restaurant in North America — and Quintonil, which climbed all the best way from final yr’s No.27 to land within the No. 9 spot.

Italy’s Lido 84 and Le Calandre additionally moved up the rankings this yr. Uliassi, in Italy’s Senigallia area, was — at No. 12 — this yr’s Highest New Entry.

It isn’t till No.20 that an Asia-based restaurant makes an look, with Den in Tokyo incomes the best place on this yr’s listing.

Within the 20 years the awards have been working, no restaurant outdoors Europe or North America has ever gained the World’s 50 Finest prize. All winners thus far have come from Spain, the USA, the UK, Denmark, Italy and France.

World’s 50 Finest Eating places

2. Central (Lima, Peru) *Finest Restaurant in South America*
5. Pujol (Mexico Metropolis, Mexico) *Finest Restaurant in North America*
8. Lido 84 (Gardone Riviera, Italy)
15. Reale (Castel di Sangro, Italy)
20. Den (Tokyo, Japan) *Finest Restaurant in Asia*
37. Fyn (Cape City, South Africa)
39. Sorn (Bangkok, Thailand)
47. Oteque (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
48. Leo (Bogotá, Colombia)
49. Ikoyi (London, England)