This Hong Kong Hotspot Was Just Voted Best Restaurant In Asia

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The Chairman in Hong Kong was just ranked the best restaurant in Asia.

This is according to the recent Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021 list by The World’s 50 Best, an annual ranking of the best restaurants in the world.

Launched in 2009, Cantonese restaurant The Chairman in Central, owned by Danny Yip, is renowned for its authentic, ingredients-driven cuisine. It won both coveted titles of “Best Restaurant in Asia” and “Best Restaurant in China” for 2021. This is the first time a Hong Kong restaurant has been ranked as No 1 on the Best

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Dolan’s Uyghur Cuisine brings fusion food from Central Asia to Alhambra

ALHAMBRA — Bugra Arkin, owner of Dolans Uyghur Cuisine, is introducing diners to a type of food most people might not be familiar with. Uyghur cuisine originates from the Uyghur region in Central Asia called Xinjiang and is influenced by a melting pot of cultures including Indian, Persian, Turkish, Arabic, and Chinese.

Arkin grew up in a Uyghur region of Eastern Xinjiang called Dolan, which is where the name of his Alhambra, CA restaurant comes from.

“In our restaurant, you can find like all of the elements of different cultures,” said Arkin.

Dolans provides a fusion food experience featuring

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Hong Kong’s The Chairman named “Best Restaurant in Asia” and “Best Restaurant in China” at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021 Awards

Hong Kong leads Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021 list with 11 entries and The Chairman becoming the first Hong Kong restaurant to win the top spot. Launched in 2009, Cantonese restaurant The Chairman in Central is renowned for its authentic, ingredients-driven cuisine. It won both coveted titles of “Best Restaurant in Asia” and “Best Restaurant in China” for 2021.

 

Held virtually before a global audience on 25 March, the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021 awards ceremony also announced other Hong Kong restaurants that made the list, including newcomer Mono (No.44), as well as re-entries Caprice (No.28) and Ta Vie (No.38).

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World’s Best Restaurant 2021 in Asia Is Hong Kong’s The Chairman

Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg

A year of lockdowns and temporary closures impacted the list of Asia’s top dining rooms, with some new names near the top of the list. 

The Chairman in Hong Kong was named the No. 1 restaurant in the region by World’s 50 Best Restaurants, which is owned by William Reed Business Media Ltd.

The other restaurants that made up the Top 5 were Singapore’s Odette, Den in Tokyo, Le Du in Bangkok and Gaggan Anand — a new entry — also in Bangkok. It represented a

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Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Debuts The ‘Essence Of Asia’ Collection to Support Local Heroes

William Drew, Director of Content for Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, says: “On behalf of the 50 Best team, we are honoured to unveil the Essence of Asia collection. At a time when restaurants need our support, this collection presents travelers and gourmets with an invaluable guide to some of Asia’s most authentic and diverse dining experiences. Reflecting the breadth of the region’s gastronomic scene, the range of establishments spans street vendors, time-honoured institutions, philanthropic businesses and pioneering newcomers.”

The collection comprises establishments in 49 cities across 20 countries and territories, stretching from Pakistan across to Japan. Integral to

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What To Expect From Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021 And The New Essence Of Asia List

Drew is unsure whether these new lists for Latin America and Asia will endure post-pandemic, but it seems clear that there is a place for such collections––there are always F&B professionals preserving traditions or looking out for their communities who deserve to be celebrated.

In Hong Kong, for example, we love Dignity Kitchen, which was founded in Singapore but expanded to Hong Kong in January 2020 and provides training and employment for the disabled in its restaurant; Gingko House, which creates employment opportunities for the elderly and supports Hong Kong’s farms through the use of local organic vegetables in

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