One PH Restaurant Makes it to World’s Best Restaurants List


In Conde Nast Traveler‘s “Where in the World,” a list of 207 of the best eateries in the globe, one Philippine restaurant made the cut and was included. Which one? Asian fusion restaurant Your Local.

According to editor Ashlea Halpern, “I still dream of the pomelo salad with shrimp, winged beans, wild rocket, yuzu, nam jim, pickled quail eggs, and Thai coconut ‘ice cream.’”

Your Local is located in Legazpi Village in Makati, and is run by chefs Ynigo Santos and Denny Antonino. The restaurant serves reinterpreted Southeast Asian favorites.

“Where in the World” was compiled by “those who eat, cook, and travel for a living,” and hopes to “never waste a meal again.”

According to its introduction:

There’s no shortage of food-focused Instagram feeds that will direct you to the tastiest avocado toast in cities like Paris, London, New York, L.A.—hell, even Charleston. But when you’re faced with the make-or-break travel dilemma of where to eat in Hong Kong, Mendoza, Dakar—destinations where trustworthy recommendations are harder to come by but all the more vital—you have one shot to get it right. (Who knows when you’ll be back in Chengdu…) That’s why we enlisted and cross-referenced the impassioned guidance from the real experts, our network of chefs, food writers, and most-in-the-know travelers. What follows is a print-it-out, laminate-it, take-a-screenshot-of-it, globe-spanning hit list so you will never waste a meal again.

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