It’s no coincidence that gaon means “central.” One could very well say that Seoul’s top restaurants all seem to orbit around this star—one of only two dining places to have earned three Michelin stars.
A top-shelf restaurant at the top of the Shilla Hotel. Located on the 23rd floor, La Yeon is the place where chef Sung Il Kim prepares his renowned Hansik dishes, a style that resembles Japanese Kaiseki cuisine, in which rice is the base of most dishes.
In February 2017, Noma—an icon of Nordic cuisine headed by Chef René Redzepi, two-time Michelin star winner and worthy of the title “Best Restaurant in the World” on five occasions—closed its doors after a 14-year run to begin a new life as Noma 2.0, only to reopen once again to the public on February 16th, 2018.
It has been honored with two Michelin stars (2010 and 2015), and although AOC isn’t the most spoken-of restaurant, it is known for being the most consistent establishment. Its goal is to please its frequent guests.
Executive chef Rasmus Kofoed doesn’t give up. In 2007 he won the bronze; in 2009, silver; and in 2011, gold, at the Boucse d’Or competition. These trophies are proudly displayed today alongside the dishes that have made him famous.
At Malis, diners can enjoy views towards the Siem Reap River inside an enchanting garden. The architecture was inspired by the Angkor temples: high ceilings, gray stone, and a sense of space abound. Malis promotion of Cambodian culture extends well beyond the kitchen.
Vibrant, modern, and cosmopolitan, Khéma offers an extensive and refined international menu to satisfy all possible palates. Diners here can choose from a nearly endless list of ingredients to create their own dishes, or enjoy a romantic evening with a three-course dinner.
Topaz boasts an element that makes it unique: the presence of chef Papa Alain Darc, a man that holds an almost mystical connection with his ingredients. Topaz regularly receives shipments straight from the legendary Parisian Rungis Market, including oysters, milk-fed veal, and, of course, French wines that are treasured in this region.
p>Only 7 km north of Cannes, in the hilltops of Côte d’Azur, one of the most innovating cuisines in the South of France is emerging. Paloma Restaurant is a baroque establishment that has earned two Michelin stars thanks to its sophisticated and intricate dishes conceived by Chef Nicolas Decheri.
Inside an 18th century building, only ten minutes from Promenade de la Croisette in Cannes, we find this icon of French cuisine, considered the finest in the region.