Feb 26, '20

Favourite restaurants of the world’s most influential food critics and writers

Food critics

I asked some of the world’s most influential food critics and writers to share their ten favourite restaurants. Thank you Vedat Milor, Richard Vines, Maria Canabal, Andy Hayler and Robbie Swinnerton for your kind contribution. Please see below and enjoy!

Vedat Milor, Food&Wine critic. Author of Gastromondiale

  • Asador Etxebarri, Axpe, Spain
  • L’Ambroisie, Paris
  • Ibai, San-Sebastian, Spain
  • Elkano, Gipuzkoa, Spain
  • Les Prés d’ Eugénie, Eugénie-les-Bains, France
  • D’Berto, O Grove, Spain
  • Sawada, Tokyo
  • Ishikawa, Tokyo
  • Bar FM, Granada, Spain
  • Uliassi, Senigallia, Italy

“Joshua Skenes, with his unique style and ingredient-oriented approach, would deserves to be on the list if he took the helm in the kitchen for Saison..” ***

Richard Vines, Bloomberg’s chief food critic. Author of Signature Dishes that Matter (Phaidon)

  • Gymkhana, London
  • Claude Bosi at Bibendum, London
  • Hoppers, London
  • Mirazur, Menton, France
  • Asador Etxebarri, Axpe, Spain
  • Kai, Paris
  • Le Bernardin, New York
  • HaSalon, Tel Aviv
  • Bombay Canteen, Mumbai
  • Chez Casimir, Paris

Maria Canabal, award-wining journalist and founder of Parabere forum

  • Marsan, Paris
  • Sud o Paxaro Verde, Rio de Janeiro
  • Maca, Mallorca
  • L’Argine a Vencò, Vencò-Udine, Italy
  • Anchovy, Melbourne
  • Lepelblad, Ghent, Belgium
  • Apartiman, Istanbul
  • Rochelle Cantine, London
  • Aquavit, New York
  • Nadeshiko Sushi, Tokyo

Andy Hayler, food critic and THE man who has been to all the 3 Michelin star restaurants in the world.

  • Les Pres Eugenie, Eugénie-les-Bains, France
  • Christian Bau, Perl, Germany
  • Troisgros, Roanne, France
  • Le Calandre, Rubano, Italy
  • Guy Savoy, Paris
  • Pic, Valence
  • Lameloise, Chagny, France
  • 28 Hubin Road, Hangzhou
  • Indian Accent, Delhi, India

Robbie Swinerton, The Japan Times food critic and author of Tokyo Food File

  • Ahiru Store, Tokyo
  • Den, Tokyo
  • Gem by Moto, Tokyo
  • Inua, Tokyo
  • Kanda Matsuya, Tokyo
  • Obana, Tokyo
  • Ode, Tokyo
  • Tempura Matsu, Kyoto
  • Tenzushi, Fukuoka
  • Umi, Tokyo
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