The results were leaked, Noma was no longer at the top. But no one was unduly concerned.
These things are bound to happen — the 11th World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards show went on.
What started out as a feature in the UK-based Restaurant magazine is now the most revered and sought after accolade in the business. As Richard Vines, UK and Ireland chair of the awards and chief food critic at Bloomberg, says, “It’s the restaurant industry’s equivalent of the Oscars.”