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Here's the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2014 List

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The winners.
The winners.
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The World's 50 Best Restaurants list has been announced, and the big news is of course that Noma has regained its title as number one restaurant in the world. In his speech, Redzepi addressed the crowd: "Wood sorrel conquered caviar. The seal fucker came out on top." Noma held the top spot last in 2012, and took the title for the first time in 2010. Last year's number one, el Celler de Can Roca, has dropped to number two.

The US had two restaurants in the top ten: Grant Achatz's Chicago restaurant Alinea broke into the top ten at number nine and Daniel Humm's Eleven Madison Park rose one spot to number four. Daniel Patterson's Coi in San Francisco made its debut on the list at #49. Thomas Keller has two restaurants on the list, Per Se dropping from #11 to #30 but French Laundry rising to 44 from 47. Daniel Boulud's Daniel in New York City dropped from 29 to 40, and Eric Ripert's Le Bernardin dropped from 19 to 21. Joshua Skenes' Saison in San Francisco was named the "One to Watch" restaurant.

See 2013's winners here.

50noma.jpg1. Noma (website)
Location: Copenhagen
Chef: René Redzepi
Rank Last Year: 2
Michelin Star Rating: Two
Year Established: 2004
All Rene Redzepi Coverage on Eater [-E-]
All Noma Coverage on Eater [-E-]

50_el_celler_de_can_roca.jpg2. El Celler de Can Roca (website)
Location: Girona, Catalonia, Spain.
Chef: Joan Roca
Rank Last Year: 1
Michelin Star Rating: Three
Year Established: 1986
All El Celler de Can Roca Coverage on Eater [-E-]


50francescana_Esterno.jpg 3. Osteria Francescana (website)
Location: Modena, Italy
Chef: Massimo Bottura
Rank Last Year: 3
Michelin Stars: Three
Year Established: 1995
· All Massimo Bottura Coverage on Eater [-E-]


eleven-madison-worlds-50.jpg4. Eleven Madison Park (website)
Location: New York City,
Chef: Daniel Humm
Rank Last Year: 5
Michelin Star Rating: Three
Year Established: 1998
All Daniel Humm Coverage on Eater [-E-]
All EMP Coverage on Eater [-E-]


dinner-heston-blumenthal-260.jpg5. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal (website)
Location: London
Chef: Heston Blumenthal
Rank Last Year: 7
Michelin Star Rating: Two
Year Established: 2011
· All Heston Blumenthal Coverage on Eater [-E-]
· All Dinner Coverage on Eater [-E-]
[Photo: Ewan-M / Flickr]


50murgartiz.jpg 6. Mugaritz (website)
Location: San Sebastián, Spain
Chef: Andoni Aduriz
Rank Last Year: 4
Michelin Star Rating: Two
Year Established: 1998
Fun Fact: When you sit down at Mugaritz, you have to choose between two experiences: "Submit Yourself" and "Rebel."
· All Andoni Aduriz Coverage on Eater [ -E-]
All Mugartiz Coverage on Eater [-E-]


dom-175.jpg7. D.O.M. (website)
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Chef: Alex Atala
Rank Last Year: 6
Michelin Star Rating: N/A
Year Established: 1999
Fun Fact: Atala used to be a DJ.
· All Alex Atala Coverage on Eater [-E-]


50Arzak.jpg8. Arzak (website)
Location: San Sebastián, Spain
Chef: Juan Mari Arzak
Rank Last Year: 8
Michelin Star Rating: Three
Year Established: 1897
Fun Fact: Arzak's daughter Elena, who also cooks at Arzak, won the S. Pellegrino Best Female Chef award for 2012.
All Juan Mari Arzak Coverage [-E-]
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alinea-exterior-eater-chicago.jpg9. Alinea
Location: Chicago, USA
Chef: Grant Achatz
Rank Last Year: 15
Michelin Star Rating: Three
Year Established: 2005
· All Alinea Coverage on Eater [-E-]


the-ledbury.jpg10. The Ledbury
Location: London, England
Chef: Brett Graham
Rank Last Year: 13
Michelin Star Rating: Two
Year Established: 2005
· All The Ledbury Coverage on Eater [-E-]


11. Mirazur, Menton, France
12. Vendôme, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
13. Nahm, Bangkok, Thailand
14. Narisawa, Tokyo, Japan
15. Central, Lima, Peru
16. Steirereck, Vienna, Austria
17. Gaggan, Bangkok, Thailand
18. Astrid y Gaston, Lima, Peru
19. Fäviken, Järpen, Sweden
20. Pujol, Mexico City, Mexico
21. Le Bernardin, New York City, USA
22. Vila Joya, Albufeira, Portugal
23. Restaurant Frantzén, Stockholm, Sweden
24. Amber, Hong Kong
25. L'Arpege, Paris, France
26. Azurmendi, Larrabetzu, Spain
27. Le Chateaubriand, Paris, France
28. Aqua, Wolfsburg, Germany
29. De Librije, Zwolle, Netherlands
30. Per Se, New York City, USA
31. L'Atelier Saint-Germain de Joel Robuchon, Paris, France
32. Attica, Melbourne, Australia
33. Nihonryori RyuGin, Tokyo, Japan
34. Asador Etxebarri, Atxondo, Spain
35. Martin Berasategui, Lasarte-Oria, Spain
36. Maní, Sao Paolo, Brazil
37. Restaurant Andre, Singapore
38. L'Astrance, Paris, France
39. Piazza Duomo, Alba, Italy
40. Daniel, New York City, USA
41. Quique Dacosta, Dénia, Spain
42. Geranium, Copenhagen, Denmark
43. Schloss Schauenstein, Fürstenau, Switzerland
44. French Laundry, Yountville, USA
45. Hof Van Cleeve, Kruishoutem, Belgium
46. Le Calandre, Rubano, Italy
47. The Fat Duck, Bray, UK
48. The Test Kitchen, Cape Town, South Africa
49. Coi, San Francisco, USA
50. Waku Ghin, Singapore

One to Watch Restaurant: Saison, San Francisco, USA
Best Restaurant in Africa: The Test Kitchen, Cape Town, South Africa
World's Pastry Chef: Jordi Roca, El Celler de Can Roca, Girona, Spain
Sustainable Restaurant Award: Azurmendi, Larrabetzu, Spain
Best Restaurant in Australasia: Attica, Melbourne, Australia
World's Best Female Chef: Helena Rizzo, Mani, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Chef's Choice Award: Alex Atala, D.O.M. Sao Paolo, Brazil
Highest Climber: Central, Lima, Peru
Highest New Entry: Gaggan, Bangkok, Thailand
Best Restaurant in Asia: Nahm, Bangkok, Thailand
Lifetime Achievement Award: Fergus Henderson, St. John, London, UK
Best Restaurant in South America: D.O.M. Sao Paolo, Brazil
Best Restaurant in North America:

· World's 50 Best 51-100 [Worlds 50 Best]


· The World's 50 Best Restaurants 51-100 [50 Best]
· San Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants 2012 [-E-]
· All Awards Season Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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