Called 50 Best Discovery, the new portal is a database of the top-ranked drinking and dining guides in cities around the world, as compiled by the organization’s international network of 1,7000 contributors over the years.
Like Zagat and Michelin, users can look up restaurants and bars for cities around the world. The site features 1,600 reviews for venues in 75 countries that have been ranked in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants and Bars rankings; Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants and Bars rankings; and Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants.
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Ladies and gentlemen, @50BestDiscovery is LIVE! Brought to you by the people behind The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and The World’s 50 Best Bars, the new platform acts as a global search engine to help you explore the tastiest spots across the globe. The website includes all of the venues across the existing 50 Best lists (The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants, The World’s 50 Best Bars and Asia’s 50 Best Bars), as well as hundreds of other restaurants and bars which have received votes from the 50 Best Academy, but not quite enough to make it onto the lists. This means that each venue listed on 50 Best Discovery is expert-approved and worthy of our Academy’s votes. Ready to start your journey of discovery? Head to the link in our bio to get started. #BreakingNews #50BestDiscovery #Travel #Drink #Foodie #InstaFoodie #Foodstagram #Restaurant #Chef #Bar #Bartender #Mixology #Discovery #Worlds50Best #LatAm50Best #Asias50Best #50BestBars #Worlds50BestBars #Asias50BestBars #Launch @50BestDiscovery
The academy of experts includes leading food and drink writers, chefs, restaurateurs, bar owners, global “gastronomes” and regional cuisine specialists.
“Gastronomic tourism has become a cultural phenomenon in recent years, evident in the rapid expansion of our social media followers to more than two million and the continued growth of our global events,” said 50 Best content director William Drew in a statement.
“For the first time, we are now able to offer a comprehensive library featuring a vast number of restaurants and bars. For food and drink lovers this is the ultimate map of the world; essential for planning gastronomic adventures.”
While the 50 Best ranking could be described as a list that captures the zeitgeist of contemporary gastronomy, Michelin inspectors judge restaurants based solely on the cuisine. Zagat is a crowd-sourced guide ranked by readers.