Everything You Need to Know about Newsweek's "101 Best Places to Eat in the World"

August 8, 2012 5:58 PM EDT | By Anthony Smith
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Newsweek's most recent issue is all about the most delicious comestibles in the world. Its key feature, 101 Best Places to Eat in the World, stars a list of some of the world's best restaurants as curated and recommended by some of the world's most celebrated chefs, including culinary bad boys Anthony Bourdain and David Chang.

As for David Chang, most well-known for his Momofuku restaurant empire, he recommended that eaters "order blindly" from Golden Century, a seafood restaurant in Sydney, Australia.

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Andrew Zimmern of the Travel Channel points his fans in a different direction-- towards Yu's Family Kitchen in Chengdu, China. It's a restaurant that boasts "...some of the best Chinese food on the planet-- innovative, but within a classical Szechuan framework."

Straying away from more populist choices, Le Bernadin's Eric Ripert hints at what many New Yorkers already know: the Chef's Table at Brooklyn Fare. Ripert affectionately terms it the "Western version of omakase," whereas we just know it by its three-month wait and its mountains and mountains of hype.

Grab your bib, grab your passport, and get jet-setting.

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