For the first time ever, the One To Watch Award for Asia 2016 has been awarded to a restaurant outside the Asia's 50 Best Restaurants list, highlighting its potential as a rising star of the region. The winner of this accolade, sponsored by Peroni Nastro Azzurro, is Florilège in Tokyo, Japan.
At intimate 22-seat restaurant Florilègeyou'll find modern Frenchcuisine with Japaneseingredients in a refined and stylish setting, and a multi-course tasting menu that includes sustainable beef, foie gras and refreshing mandarin.
See inside the kitchen at this year's One To Watch restaurant, Florilège:
Florilège’s chef-owner Hiroyasu Kawate will receive his award at the fourth annual ceremony of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, on Monday 29th February in Bangkok, Thailand. Follow the highlights of the event live on Twitterwith @Asias50Best
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