There are always many lists in the restaurant world and what constitutes an amazing meal is very subjective. But these restaurants are among the most interesting—and probably underappreciated—right now. Each has a reason for bragging rights and provide a great experience. These are the 10 Coolest Places to Eat in 2019 and you should definitely give them a try if you find yourself in one of these cities.
3 Fils, Dubai
Here you can find a low-key restaurant experience with pristine luxury products at low cost. Wagyu, foie gras, sea urchin, chocolate-fed beef are just some of the delicacies you can find here. Chef Akmal Anuar executes everything in a simply delicious manner.
28 Hubin Road, Hangzhou
The restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Hangzhou is one of the best restaurants in China. Their specialties such as dongpo pork and beggar’s chicken are truly impressive. They have some of the most elaborate banquet dishes out there.
À L’aise, Oslo
French haute cuisine has returned to its glory in Oslo of all places. It may be an unusual choice when in Oslo but an obvious choice for any connoisseur. Make sure to reserve a table in advance because guests from Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Aalborg are also flocking here.
Alcalde’s chef, Paco Ruano, cooks Mexican dishes in a stylish and welcoming setting. Chef Ruano has previously worked at restaurants such as Mugaritz and El Celler de Can Roca in Spain and Noma in Denmark. Although his previous experiences have influenced his cooking, at Alcalde you can find strictly pristine Mexican cuisine.
Another hotel restaurant found at the Hotel Bayerisch Hof is considered the best of the 2018 crop of new Michelin 3-star places. The cuisine is refined and modern and the degustation menus frequently change.
CoCoCo, Saint Petersburg
CoCoCo is a breath offresh air for Russian cuisine. CoCoCo takes you through Russian history fromthe czar era, the Communist period Soviet Union, to New Russian cuisine. Thisis truly authentic and a must try.
Chef Alexandre Silva only uses top-quality ingredients to create dishes with distinct flavours. The micro-seasonal tasting menu here is as sumptuous as it is visually stunning. The open kitchen at LOCO is also a visual treat. Truly superb Atlantic seafood.
Pizza Studio Tamaki Roppongi, Tokyo
One doesn’t think Japan when thinking of pizza but Tsubasa Tamaki is definitely one of the best pizza makers on the planet. His bubbling, blistered masterpieces are among the best pizzas in the world.
Rosio Sanchez is the queen of Mexican cuisine in Europe. Her specialty is the corn, they key to the majority of her delicious creations. Oysters with habanero are just one of her many specialties. You will be happy.
Somni, Los Angeles
José Andrés’ modernist dream is found inside the Bazaar Beverly Hills. You can find some of the most avant-garde and exciting cuisine in America here. There are only 10 seats so make sure to reserve.