Dos Pebrots is the second restaurant of Chef Albert Raurich, former head chef at Ferran and Albert Adria’s mythical El Bulli. Located in Barcelona’s Raval neighborhood, the restaurant offers an interesting menu of tapas inspired by historic Mediterranean dishes.
THE WORLD'S BEST
Ren and I both love street food, but we do enjoy the occasional fine dining experience. We especially enjoy tasting menus because it showcases the chef’s creativity and personality. These articles showcase some of the best restaurants we’ve visited on our trips like Fujiya 1935 in Osaka, Toyo Eatery in Manila, and Locavore in Ubud, Bali.
Opened in 2015, La Tasqueria de Javi Estevez features offal as the star ingredient. Chef Estevez hopes to reignite the people’s passion for offal by presenting it in an elegant, fun, and more modern way.
Stand25 Bisztró is helmed by Chefs Szulló Szabina and Tamás Széll, the latter a winner of the Bocuse d’Or European Chef Championship in 2016. The restaurant earned a Michelin Bib Gourmand award within a year of opening.
Locavore is a modern European-Indonesian restaurant located in Ubud, Bali. As its name suggests, they’re all about using local products. About 95% of their ingredients are sourced from within the country, from the Balinese Kintamani coffee and hand-crafted sea salt to the pickled seaweed from Lombok to the beef short ribs from Malang, Java.
Nationalistic in his cooking approach, Chef Navarra is known for his playful and inventive takes on classic Filipino dishes like lugaw (rice porridge), relyenong pusit (stuffed squid), and pork bbq. His presentation may be contemporary but the dishes themselves – and ingredients used – are staunchly Filipino.
Chef Por of Suan Bua creates Thai court cuisine from the royal kitchen of King Rama V. He aims to keep the flavors authentic and intact, but present the dishes in a modern, more contemporary way.
Gallery by Chele is the newest restaurant concept of Chef Chele Gonzales and Chef Carlo Villaflor. In many ways, you can look at it as the second coming of Gallery VASK, Chef Chele’s award-winning restaurant that was ranked as high as number 35 on the list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants.
Opened in late 2014, RAW is the newest restaurant of Taiwanese-born chef André Chiang. In less than four years, it’s become one of Taipei’s hottest restaurants, praised equally for its striking interiors as it is for its innovative tasting menus.
Gaggan is a restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand named after owner and executive chef, Gaggan Anand. It’s currently ranked number seven on the list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. In 2017, it received two stars with the recent release of the first ever Bangkok Michelin Guide.
Number 28 on the 2016 list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, Bo Innovation is known for serving modern interpretations of Chinese cuisine.