Cancel your weekend plans: The World's 50 Best Restaurants list has been released, and it's going to make you want to make a reservation at one of these stunning venues stat. The annual lineup is judged by over 1000 restaurant experts and includes a carefully curated list of foodie hot spots from around the world, ranging from remote farm-to-table eateries to big city Michelin-starred establishments. Ready to whet your appetite? Browse five top restaurants to add to your culinary bucket list, then shop the Laguiole Jean Dubost Steak Knife Set ($70) to create a five-star dining experience at home.
This New York establishment was rated the best restaurant in North America and number three in the world. Serving modern French cuisine with a distinct U.S. spin, Chef Daniel Humm is known for visual creations, such as this edible flower entrée.
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Melbourne's hottest restaurant shuts the rule book with a daily changing menu. Each day, fresh ingredients from Brae’s on-site organic fruit and vegetable garden and local farmers are collected to create unique dishes, such as a scallop and lemon aspen tart and asparagus spear in sea butter.
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The Nolita bar-restaurant serves small Mediterranean plates in an unpretentious, cafe-like setting.
This classic French restaurant in the heart of Hong Kong serves one of China's most Instagrammed dishes: sea urchin from Hokkaido set in lobster gelée.
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Biko claims to focus on "techno-emotional cooking," also known as molecular gastronomy. The Mexico City establishment combines Spanish and Mexican cuisine to create dishes like foamed cauliflower and artichokes.