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Asia's 50 Best Restaurants list is published by William Reed Business Media, which also publishes The World's 50 Best Restaurants, launched in 2002, and Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants, launched in 2013.

William Reed is a family-owned and operated business with offices in the UK, USA, France and Singapore. Established in 1862, we celebrated 150 years in business in 2012. Best known for The Grocer and Restaurant Magazine, our portfolio includes print, events, exhibitions and digital products, mainly in the food, drink and hospitality sectors.

The World's 50 Best Restaurants list is an annual snapshot of the opinions and experiences of almost 1,000 international restaurant industry experts. It is recognised around the world as the most credible indicator of the best places to eat on Earth and is the trusted arbiter of what matters in global cuisine.

Asia's 50 Best Restaurants was launched in 2013 and takes in six voting regions: India & Subcontinent; South-East Asia – South; South-East Asia – North; Hong Kong, Taiwan & Macau; mainland China & Korea; Japan. The list is created by the Diners Club® Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy, an influential group of over 300 leaders in the restaurant industry across Asia, each selected for their expert opinion of Asia’s restaurant scene.

Finally, Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants is created by an influential group of over 250 leaders in the restaurant industry across Latin America, each selected for their expert opinion of Latin America’s restaurant scene. The Academy is divided into four separate regions: Mexico & Central America, including the Caribbean; South America (North); South America (South); and Brazil.

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