Burnt Ends in Singapore debuts on World's Best Restaurants list at No. 70

Australian chef David Pynt heads the kitchen of Burnt Ends in Teck Lim Road.
Australian chef David Pynt heads the kitchen of Burnt Ends in Teck Lim Road. PHOTO: ST FILE
Burnt Ends in Teck Lim Road is headed by chef Dave Pynt.
Burnt Ends in Teck Lim Road is headed by chef Dave Pynt.PHOTO: ST FILE

Ahead of the World's 50 Best Restaurants award ceremony next week, the list of restaurants ranked from 51 to 100 were released on Tuesday (June 7).

Representing Singapore is Burnt Ends in Teck Lim Road, which debuts on the list at No. 70. The modern Australian barbecue restaurant is headed by chef Dave Pynt and is famous for its open-concept kitchen with custom-made grills and oven fired by coal, apple or almond wood. The restaurant is currently No. 14 on this year's Asia's 50 Best Restaurants list.

Other restaurants from the Asian spin-off include two new entries from Tokyo - Den at No. 77 and Quintessence at No. 92. They rank No. 37 and No. 20 on the Asia list respectively.

 

The United States leads the way with nine restaurants, five of which come from the award's new host city, New York. These include chef Thomas Keller's Per Se at No. 52 and chef Daniel Boulud's Daniel at No. 71.

France boasts eight restaurants, with two new entries from Paris: Epicure at No. 69, headed by chef Eric Frechon, and chef Yannick Alléno's Pavillon Ledoyen at No. 72.

Belgium, Spain and the United Kingdom celebrate three restaurants each while Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Australia and Brazil claim two places on the list each.

The top 50 restaurants will be revealed on June 13 at an awards event in New York City. The annual unveiling of the list used to be held in London.


Burnt Ends Sanger, which had shreds of pulled pork shoulder, coleslaw and chipotle aioli stuffed between a brioche bun, from Burnt Ends. PHOTO: ST FILE


White clams and XO sauce from Burnt Ends. PHOTO: ST FILE


Smoked ice cream with roselle flower and crunchy cookies from Burnt Ends. PHOTO: BURNT ENDS RESTAURANT