Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants, in association with American Express, has released its inaugural 51-100 ranking of restaurants, ahead of the top 50 countdown, which will take place during a red-carpet ceremony, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, on 15 November in Mérida, Yucatán.
This extended ranking helps give more restaurants visibility across the region, encouraging greater diversity and serving as a springboard for a future dive into the top 50.
The inugural list includes restaurants from 24 cities across the region, with Buenos Aires in Argentina boasting the highest number, with six restaurants on the list; followed by Bogotá, La Paz, Santiago and São Paulo, each with four restaurants listed.
Two destinations new to the rankings top the list, with Flor de Lis in Guatemala City at No.51, and Origem in Salvador de Bahia at No.52.
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