20.Restaurant name: Narisawa
Location: Tokyo, Japan
What the judges said: A wild imagination and sense of drama from chef Yoshihiro Narisawa have ensured his restaurant remains one of the best in the world. A dedicated environmentalist, the chef blends classical French cooking techniques with strong flora aesthetics for a sublime manifestation of the country’s natural beauty and bounty.
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