Top culinary experts

The heart of the World of Mouth app is made up of reliable restaurant recommendations from culinary experts. We’ve carefully selected chefs, food writers, restaurateurs, sommeliers, and other experts, including legendary Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema, The World's 50 Best No. 1 chef Mauro Colagreco, and chef Ana Roš of Netflix’s Chef's Table.
Chef Mauro Colagreco on Don Julio in Buenos Aires, Argentina
"Best Parrilla place in Argentina. This is a place I always return to."
Food writer Kaja Sajovic on Central in Lima, Peru
"The temple of Peruvian fine dining. It's a lesson on the food culture of the entire country."
Chef Niklas Ekstedt on Snow’s BBQ in Lexington, Texas, United States
"Snow’s BBQ in Lexington is my favorite BBQ place in Texas."
Chef Dominique Crenn on Geranium in Copenhaden, Denmark
"Mind blowing journey."
Chef Ana Roš on daGorini
in San Piero in Bagno, Italy
"This is what the future of Italian fine dining looks like. Gianluca Gorini has created something magical."
Chef Rene Redzepi on Houzuki Udon in Hokkaido, Japan
"Handmade thick Shikoku style udon noodles. Rich dashi broths."
TV host Phil Rosenthal on République in Los Angeles, United States
"This is where I take everyone. Maybe the best all-around restaurant in LA."
Chef Rasmus Kofoed on Hof van Cleve in Kruisem, Belgium.
"Gastronomy on a high level with really tasty flavors and textures."
Chef Mehmet Gurs on Restaurant Elkano in Getaria, Spain
"Nothing beats the perfection of the grilled Turbot at Elkano."
Food writer Tamsin Snyman on Wine and Crab in Moscow, Russia
"A crazy crab feast in the center of Moscow, where one can tuck into 11 different varieties of crab."
Restaurateur Randy Moon on Urfa Durum in Paris, France
"The only place I 100% make sure I go to during every trip to Paris."
Food writer Steve Dolinsky on BoeufHaus in Chicago, Illinois, United States
"One of the city's best-kept secrets for meat lovers."
Food writer Tove Henckel on Restaurang Hantverket in Stockholm, Sweden
"The creative leader and co-owner Stefan Ekengren is a fan of traditional Swedish dishes, but they are always served with a twist."
Chef and restaurateur Will Goldfarb on Mugaritz in Errenteria, Spain
"For over 20 years Andoni and his team have been weaving magic spells out of this delightful corner of Donostia. Life changing (and affirming) as usual."
Food Writer Zoe Bowker on
Royal China Restaurant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
"If you’re looking for some of the absolute best Peking duck in town (and the best value!) then look no further than Royal China."
Food writer Gennady Jozefavichus on Beluga in Astrakhan, Russia
"The main gastronomic attraction of Astrakhan, the caviar capital of Russia (and probably of the world)."
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