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Odette’s volaille chestnut dish.

Odette’s volaille chestnut dish.

Source: Odette

These Are Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. You Just Can’t Visit Them All Right Now

Top chefs are grappling with city lockdowns, temporary closures and food-supply interruptions.

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Singapore’s Odette has held on to the title of Asia’s best restaurant for the second year running, as top chefs grapple with city lockdowns, temporary closures of their restaurants or food-supply interruptions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Cantonese restaurant The Chairman in Hong Kong, Tokyo kaiseki eatery Den, neo-Parisian bistro Belon in Hong Kong and Singapore-based barbecue restaurant Burnt Ends rounded out the top five. The winners were announced in a video livestream, in place of a ceremony originally planned for Saga prefecture, Japan, during cherry blossom season.