The wait is over. The list of ‘Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants For 2019’ is out. The awards were handed out at Macau’s Wynn Palace on Tuesday.
The top spot on this prestigious list has gone to Odette, a contemporary French Restaurant in Singapore, dethroning four-time consecutive winner Gaggan, a Bangkok-based Indian restaurant.
Renown chef Manish Mehrotra’s Indian Accent based in Delhi is the only desi eatery to have made it to this list. Indian Accent bagged the 17th position and was awarded a place in the list for ‘Best Asian Restaurants’ for the fifth consecutive time.
Lauding Manish Malhotra’s efforts the award show’s website said, ” Hailed as one of the top chefs in India, and even the world, Manish Mehrotra has helped put modern Indian food on the gastronomic map with Indian Accent. While he is touted as a champion for this cuisine, he says it is food, flavour and taste that are the true heroes.”
The list has been curated based on the votes from 300 industry insiders including, food critics, chefs, and restaurateurs.