Ebony Escapes! to the '101 Best Hotel Restaurants Around the World'
LYSA ALLMAN-BALDWIN | 11/19/2012, 3:14 p.m.
Paris topped the list of cities with five, the most nods: Le Comptoir at Htel Relais Saint Germain, Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee at Plaza Athenee Hotel, Restaurant Le Meurice at Le Meurice Hotel, Epicure at Le Bristol and Le Cinq at the Four Seasons Hotel George V.
Elsewhere in Europe, they've tapped Italy with Restaurant Terrazza Danieli at Hotel Danieli in Venice, Loggia Restaurant at Villa San Michele in Florence and La Pergola at Rome Cavalieri in Rome. Spain is represented as well in Madrid at the Santceloni at Hotel Hesperia, in Figueres at the El Motel Restaurant at Hotel Empord and in Barcelona at the Moo Restaurant at Hotel Omm.
Several restaurants in Africa made the list, including at La Marocain at La Mamounia in Marrakech and Morjana at Mazagan Beach Resort in Casablanca in Morocco. Other listings include the Livingstone Room at Victoria Falls Hotel in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Signal Restaurant at Cape Grace in Cape Town, Tatu Restaurant at the Fairmont Norfolk in Nairobi, Kenya, and Sabaya at Cairo Semiramis in Cairo, Egypt.
Beijing came in strong as well, with Cames Portuguese Restaurant at Legendale Hotel, Morio J-Cuisine at Hotel G, Bei at the Opposite House and Huang Ting at the Peninsula Hotel.
The Altitude at Shangri-La Hotel and the Garden Court Restaurant at Sofitel Hotel Sydney Wentworth, both in Sydney, the Fontaine at Hayma Island Resort in the Great Barrier Reef and Mesh Restaurant at Crown Promenade Hotel in Melbourne represented Australia.
This is just a little teaser of all the fantastic restaurant and hotels on the list. If you are a foodie like me, you might just plan a trip based on where to get a fantastic meal!