The 2017 edition of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list just dropped with one of Shanghai’s very own earning itself a prestigious spot yet again.
Paul Pairet’s sensory tour de force, Ultraviolet, snagged 41st place as the only restaurant in mainland China to be included on the list, moving up one spot from last year. Amber, Hong Kong’s contemporary French standout with the really big chandelier, also made the list at number 24.
Apparently, the judges for the list aren’t big fans of Chinese cuisine. Not a single restaurant serving Chinese food made the top 50 this year.
Both eateries were also included on the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list released back in February where China and Chinese cuisine got a similar amount of love from judges. Shanghai (and mainland China) registered only two restaurants on the list, despite the fact our city recently received its very own Michelin Guide where 26 restaurants received at least one star.
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