World’s 50 Best season has officially started. So far, the list makers have revealed their Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list, the winner of the controversial Best Female Chef award (England’s Clare Smyth), the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award (Peru’s Gastón Acurio), and the winner of the “One to Watch” award (California’s Single Thread).
On June 12, the organization revealed the “back 50,” those restaurants earning positions 51 to 100 on the list.
The 2018 World’s 50 Best Restaurants were announced at a ceremony in Bilbao, Spain, on June 19, 2018. Osteria Francescana took the top spot at No. 1.