Top of the chef’s table

As the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list is announced, Tim Magee's guide to getting a table at the leading five

26th June, 2016
Chef Massimo Bottura celebrates his No.1 Best Restaurant Award with his wife Lara Gilmore at the Worlds 50 Best Restaurants 2016 Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in New York Picture: Getty

I’m in a scorching Manhattan, running fast enough to try to make lunch on time, but not so fast I’ll arrive looking like I swam there. I’m meeting a friend, the producer and director of the Netflix series Chef’s Table in Cosme, Mexican chef Enrique Olvera’s first US outpost. I’d booked the time randomly, but walking in the door is like walking into the wrap party for Chef’s Table itself. Cosme isn’t a preeny, whispering...

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