2014-02-25 13:33:27 -
Singapore - Nahm in Bangkok has secured the coveted No.1 spot at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards in Singapore. As well as earning the title The S.Pellegrino Asia’s Best Restaurant, it is also named The S. Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Thailand.
Now in its second year, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna and organised by William Reed Business Media, announced the 2014 winners at an elegant awards ceremony at Capella Hotel, Singapore.
At Nahm, Australian-born chef David Thompson celebrates the bold flavours of authentic Thai cuisine by reviving and reinterpreting centuries-old recipes of former Thai matriarchs. Ranked No.3 at the inaugural Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards last year, the restaurant gained global attention when it first appeared
on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list in 2012 at No.50, jumping to No.32 a year later.
Apart from Nahm, Thailand is also represented by returning Bangkok favourites Gaggan (No.3, leaping seven places from 2013), Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin (No.21), Bo.lan (No.28) and Eat Me (No.37).
The 2014 list welcomes 10 new entries, including Issaya Siamese Club in Bangkok debuting at No. 31, and first-time representation from restaurants in Korea (Jungsik, No.20), and Taiwan (Le Moût, No.24).
China leads Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014 with 16 establishments ranked on the list, followed by Japan and Singapore landing 10 and eight restaurants respectively.