It was a night enjoyed by some of the culinary profession's biggest players, the regulars who make the list every year and the face of a number of new entries - Piazza Duomo in Italy, the Central restaurant in Peru, Septime in France and Mani in Brazil to name just a few.
There was the obvious Asian effect as many of the restaurant highlighted throughAsia's 50 Best Restaurants Listmade it onto the world list and the crowd erupted at the news of likable chef Gaston Acurio and his Astrid Y Gaston restaurant in Peru rising 21 places to take the highest climber award. It was The Attica restaurant in Melbourne that claimed the highest new entry ranking 21.
The USA and France came out as the countries with the most venues on the list - each with six. They were closely followed by Spain with 5 and Italy with 4. All together there were 29 restaurants from Europe, 6 from South America, 6 in the USA, 7 from Asia and 2 from Australia.
Below you'll find all the restaurants on The World's 50 Best Restaurants list for 2013, plus some extra contents on some of the chefs from FDL.
1 El Celler De Can Roca - Girona, Spain - Best in Europe & The World.
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