S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna announced this Thursday the list of the 50 best restaurants in Latin America 2020, during a virtual ceremony. “The eighth edition of the list aims to support the region’s restaurants as they enter the next crucial stage of recovery,” they highlighted in recognizing diversity in the face of one of the most challenging periods for the global sector.
The list includes restaurants from nine countries, with six new names and the return of one establishment. Within the count there are nine restaurants in Mexico, which we will tell you below:
– Máximo Bistrot (number 36) / CDMX “Chef Eduardo García and his wife Gabriela created Máximo Bistrot to showcase fresh produce from Mexico City and its surroundings. Up to two-thirds of the ingredients come from local farms, including the famous floating gardens of Xochimilco.”
– Nicos (number 31) / CDMX “Architect-turned-chef Gerardo Vázquez Lugo creates dishes that take diners on an odyssey through the country’s rich culinary heritage. Try locally sourced organic pork marinated with chili, brown sugar, and chocolate, accompanied by tamalito corn and corn sprouts “.
– Le Chique (number 30) / Cancun “Jonatan Gómez Luna’s tasting menu offers an exploration of the different flavors and products of Mexico with the intention of” puzzling, amusing and astonishing “the diner.”
– Sud 777 (number 17) / CDMX “Chef and co-owner Edgar Nuñez offers his vision of Mexican cuisine, extracting the best of simple ingredients.”
– Mayor (number 15) / Guadalajara “Chef Paco Ruano’s simple and frank Mexican cuisine in an elegant and welcoming environment in Guadalajara makes diners want to return again and again.”
You will find dishes such as aguachile verde with shrimp and apple, octopus with black recado sauce and quail aged in beeswax with mole sauce.
– Pangea (number 14) / Monterrey “Guillermo González Beristáin’s restaurant has put northeastern Mexico on the international culinary map by applying modern French cooking techniques to the region’s excellent local produce.”
– Quintonil (number 11) / CDMX “Quintonil is the name of a Mexican green herb similar to coriander that appears in some of the dishes and cocktails, and it pretty much sums up this restaurant: fresh, authentic, and bursting with flavor.”
– Rosetta (issue 9) “The beautiful atmosphere of a mansion and the elegant seasonal dishes of Elena Reygadas make this one of the most romantic and popular restaurants in Latin America.”
– Pujol (number 5) / CDMX “The enigmatic chef Enrique Olvera has the merit of proving that rustic Mexican flavors deserve as much attention as any other haute cuisine in the world. “Pujol has been his pedestal to make that point through a tasting menu of refined and elegant dishes made with indigenous ingredients that pay homage to Mexico’s rich culinary history.”