To support the recovery of the hospitality sector, Asia's 50 Best Restaurants – in association with S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna – have announced 'Essence of Asia', an unranked collection of restaurants that represents the spirit of Asian gastronomy.
The collection of restaurants comprises establishments in 49 cities across 20 countries and territories, stretching from Pakistan across to Japan.
Three of Sri Lanka’s top restaurants are also among the list. They are Café Kumbuk, Colombo, Paradise Road: The Gallery Café, Colombo and Mettha's Traditional Home Cooked Meals, Unawatuna.
William Drew, Director of Content for Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, said: "On behalf of the 50 Best team, we are honoured to unveil the Essence of Asia collection.
At a time when restaurants need our support, this collection presents travelers and gourmets with an invaluable guide to some of Asia's most authentic and diverse dining experiences. Reflecting the breadth of the region's gastronomic scene, the range of establishments spans street vendors, time-honoured institutions, philanthropic businesses and pioneering newcomers."