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Rene Redzepi and the fanatical foragers at Noma retain their number 1 spotCopenhagen<a href="http://www.noma.dk">Noma</a>, Copenhagen, DenmarkDenmark155.675612.5931
http://www.noma.dk
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The three brothers Roca hold their number 2 placeGirona
<a href="http://www.cellercanroca.com/PORTADA/intro_2.htm">El Celler de Can Roca </a>, Girona, Spain
Spain241.99357592.8093036
http://www.cellercanroca.com/PORTADA/intro_2.htm
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Mugaritz has two dégustation menus that change dailySan Sebastián
<a href="http://www.mugaritz.com/">Mugaritz</a>, San Sebastián, Spain
Spain343.3207365-1.9844209
http://www.mugaritz.com/
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Chef Alex Atala scours the Amazon to pepper his menu with indigenous ingredientsSao Paulo
<a href="http://www.domrestaurante.com.br/teaser/">D.O.M</a>, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Brazil4-23.5662612-46.6671819
http://www.domrestaurante.com.br/teaser/
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Much of the food at Osteria Francescana takes its inspiration from the art worldModena
<a href="http://www.osteriafrancescana.it/">Osteria Francescana </a>, Modena, Italy
Italy544.644763310.9215377
http://www.osteriafrancescana.it/
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Thomas Keller's 'urban interpretation' of his French Laundry in California changes its menu dailyNew York<a href="http://www.perseny.com/">Per Se</a>, New York, USAUSA640.7686973-73.9918181
http://www.perseny.com/
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Grant Achatz is the second-highest placed US chefChicago<a href="http://www.alinea-restaurant.com">Alinia</a>, Chicago, USAUSA741.9120969-87.648085
http://www.alinea-restaurant.com
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If you like your food pretty, this is the placeSan Sebastián
<a href="http://www.arzak.info/ing/home.asp">Arzak</a>, San Sebastián, Spain
Spain843.3201995-1.9792864
http://www.arzak.info/ing/home.asp
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The highest new entry on this year's list and the most highly placed UK restaurantLondon
<a href="http://www.dinnerbyheston.com/">Dinner by Heston Blumenthal</a>, London, UK
UK951.5024-0.16
http://www.dinnerbyheston.com/
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This restaurant continues to climb, gaining 14 places on this year's listNew York
<a href="http://www.elevenmadisonpark.com/">Eleven Madison Park</a>, New York, USA
USA1040.741299-73.986692
http://www.elevenmadisonpark.com/
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A grand affair with a 35,000-strong wine list and stunning views over the river WienVienna
<a href="http://steirereck.at/wien/restaurant/">Steirereck</a>, Vienna, Austria
Austria1148.20301816.379403
http://steirereck.at/wien/restaurant/
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With its emphasis on conviviality, L'Atelier moved Joël Robuchon from fine dining into fun diningParis
<a href="http://www.joel-robuchon.net/">L'Atelier Saint-Germain de Joël Robuchon</a>, Paris, France
France1248.85682.3277
http://www.joel-robuchon.net/
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Heston Blumenthal's world-famous restaurant in Bray drops from 5th to 13th placeBray<a href="http://www.thefatduck.co.uk/">The Fat Duck</a>, Bray, UKUK1351.5078993-0.7017652
http://www.thefatduck.co.uk/
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Brett Graham's small but perfectly realised restaurant climbs 20 places on last yearLondon<a href="http://www.theledbury.com/">The Ledbury</a>, London, UKUK1451.5163537-0.2000562
http://www.theledbury.com/
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Le Chateaubriand is effortlessly cool but still funParisLe Chateaubriand, Paris, FranceFrance1548.86939392.3714489
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An elegant restaurant which serves no red meatParis<a href="http://www.alain-passard.com/">L'Arpège</a>, Paris, FranceFrance1648.85568042.3171825
http://www.alain-passard.com/
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Still one of the most vaunted places to eat in the French capitalParis
<a href="http://www.pierre-gagnaire.com/index-fr.htm">Pierre Gagnaire</a>, Paris, France
France1748.8732542.300305
http://www.pierre-gagnaire.com/index-fr.htm
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Pascal Barbot opened L'Astrance after making his name at Alain Passard's L'ArpègeParisL'Astrance, Paris, FranceFrance1848.85837372.2875983
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Fish is the star of the show at Le BernardinNew York
<a href="http://www.le-bernardin.com/">Le Bernadin</a>, New York, USA
USA1940.7686973-73.9918181
http://www.le-bernardin.com/
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The second highest new entry in 2012Stockholm
<a href="http://frantzen-lindeberg.com/">Frantzén/Lindeberg</a>, Stockholm, Sweden
Sweden2059.323418.0694
http://frantzen-lindeberg.com/
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Oud Sluis has served fresh fish and oysters for three generationsSluis<a href="http://www.oudsluis.nl/">Oud Sluis</a>, Sluis, NetherlandsNetherlands2151.30709453.3874546
http://www.oudsluis.nl/
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Aqua's home, the Wolfsburg Ritz-Carlton, overlooks Volkswagen's Autostadt visitor attractionWolfsburg
<a href="http://www.restaurant-aqua.com/">Aqua</a>, Wolfsburg, Germany
Germany2252.433210.79591
http://www.restaurant-aqua.com/
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Feast on simply prepared dishes that come thick and fastBergisch Gladbach
<a href="http://www.schlossbensberg.com/">Vendôme</a>, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
Germany2350.9669737.1619567
http://www.schlossbensberg.com/
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A magnificent view of the sea and an extensive vegetable garden characterise this restaurant on the French-Italian border
Menton<a href="http://maurocolagreco.com/">Mirazur</a>, Menton, FranceFrance2443.78597.5281
http://maurocolagreco.com/
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One of Manhattan's most exquisite eating-out experiencesNew York<a href="http://www.danielnyc.com/">Daniel</a>, New York, USAUSA2540.76496579-73.97257268
http://www.danielnyc.com/
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Climbing one place this restaurant continues to impressSingapore<a href="http://www.iggys.com.sg/">Iggy's</a>, Singapore, SingaporeSingapore261.3061366103.8295963
http://www.iggys.com.sg/
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The highest placed Japanese restaurant on the listTokyo
<a href="http://www.narisawa-yoshihiro.com/">Les Créations de Narisawa</a>, Tokyo, Japan
Japan2735.6895139.6917
http://www.narisawa-yoshihiro.com/
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The menu at Nihonryori RyuGin is built around the seasonsTokyo
<a href="http://nihonryori-ryugin.com/">Nihonryori RyuGin</a>, Tokyo, Japan
Japan2835.6627752139.7282873
http://nihonryori-ryugin.com/
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The home of Peter Gilmore's 'nature-based cuisine'Sydney<a href="http://www.quay.com.au/">Quay</a>, Sydney, AustraliaAustralia29-33.8596347151.2087008
http://www.quay.com.au/
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With only 26 covers, this is one of the smallest restaurants in the listFürstenau
<a href="http://www.schauenstein.ch/">Schloss Schauenstein</a>, Fürstenau, Switzerland
Switzerland3046.72278769.4467183
http://www.schauenstein.ch/
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Here, part chef, part blacksmith Victor Arguinzoniz deals almost exclusively in grilled foodAtxondo
<a href="http://www.asadoretxebarri.com/">Asador Etxebarri</a>, Atxondo, Spain
Spain3143.1145602-2.597832
http://www.asadoretxebarri.com/
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Le Calandre represents contemporary Italian cooking's middle groundRubano<a href="http://www.calandre.com/">Le Calandre</a>, Rubano, ItalyItaly3245.421888811.8082962
http://www.calandre.com/
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Chef Jonnie Boer has built his 25-year career on a passion for local, seasonal ingredientsZwolle<a href="http://www.librije.com">De Librije</a>, Zwolle, NetherlandsNetherlands3352.51415586.0949598
http://www.librije.com
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The dishes here remain on the menu for a long time, slowly evolving into something entirely different to the original
Järpen<a href="http://favikenmagasinet.se/">Fäviken</a>, JärpenSwedenSweden3463.349613.4529
http://favikenmagasinet.se/
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Gastón Acurio's star continues to riseLima
<a href="http://www.astridygaston.com/web/intro.php">Astrid y Gastón</a>, Lima, Peru
Peru35-12.1214129-77.026797
http://www.astridygaston.com/web/intro.php
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Head chef Enrique Olvera cooks Mexican food 'with soul'Mexico City<a href="http://www.pujol.com.mx/">Pujol</a>, Mexico City, MexicoMexico3619.4628208,-99.2713255
http://www.pujol.com.mx/
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Pork takes a starring role at David Chang's informal and buzzing restaurantNew York
<a href="http://www.momofuku.com/">Momofuku Ssäm Bar</a>, New York, USA
USA3740.73169-73.985846
http://www.momofuku.com/
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A Mexican taste of techno-emotional Spanish cuisineMexico City<a href="http://www.biko.com.mx">Biko</a>, Mexico City, MexicoMexico3819.5362753-99.06193
http://www.biko.com.mx
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The name is derived from two Japanese words: ‘Waku’ means to 'arise' and 'Ghin' means 'silver'<a href="http://www.marinabaysands.com">Waku Ghin</a>, Singapore,Singapore391.2831103.8605
http://www.marinabaysands.com
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Culinary Ecosystem' is the word in this Spanish avant-garde kitchenDenia
<a href="http://www.quiquedacosta.es">Quique Dacosta</a>, Denia, Spain
Spain4038.84040.1086
http://www.quiquedacosta.es
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An ever-changing menu reflects a philosophy of freshness and availabilityStockholm
<a href="http://mathiasdahlgren.com/">Mathias Dahlgren</a>, Stockholm, Sweden
Sweden4159.328918.0649
http://mathiasdahlgren.com/
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Chef-patron Peter Goossens lives and breathes local produceKruishoutem
<a href="http://www.hofvancleve.com/">Hof van Cleve</a>, Kruishoutem, Belgium
Belgium4250.90653653.5036806
http://www.hofvancleve.com/
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An American restaurant with its inspiration in French country restaurantsYountville
<a href="http://frenchlaundry.com">The French Laundry</a>, Yountville, USA
USA4338.4016-122.3608
http://frenchlaundry.com
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Amber is the signature restaurant of Hong Kong's five-star Landmark Mandarin Oriental HotelHong Kong
<a href="http://www.amberhongkong.com/">Amber</a>, Hong Kong, China
China4422.2819444114.1580556
http://www.amberhongkong.com/
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Chef Dieter Koschina cooks slow food overlooking the Algarve coastAlbufeira<a href="http://vilajoya.com/">Vila Joya</a>, Albufeira, PortugalPortugal4537.089-8.2523
http://vilajoya.com/
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Paolo Lopriore offers non-traditional food in a region with a fiercely protected culinary identitySiena<a href="http://www.certosadimaggiano.com/">Il Canto</a>, Siena, ItalyItaly4643.323957911.3449413
http://www.certosadimaggiano.com/
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Michel Bras forages little-known herbs and vegetables and gently coaxes the best out of themLaguiole<a href="http://www.bras.fr/">Bras</a>, Laguiole, FranceFrance4744.68459832.8574618
http://www.bras.fr/
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A showcase for the inventive cuisine of chef-proprietor David KinchLos Gatos
<a href="http://www.manresarestaurant.com/">Manresa</a>, Los Gatos, USA
USA4837.2274-121.9809
http://www.manresarestaurant.com/
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A kitchen on a mission to create meals that involve all the sensesCopenhagen<a href="http://geranium.dk/">Geranium</a>, Copenhagen, DenmarkDenmark4955.703312.5713
http://geranium.dk/
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Serving authentic Thai food, this is David Thompson's first restaurant in BangkokBangkok
<a href="http://www.metropolitan.bangkok.como.bz/">Nahm</a>, Bangkok, Thailand
Thailand5013.7081100.5264
http://www.metropolitan.bangkok.como.bz/
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