hanghai is the best culinary city on the mainland once again as Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet was recognized as China’s top eatery at this year’s Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants award at a ceremony in Macau on March 26.
UV came in at number six this year, climbing two places over their 2018 ranking and beating out rivals in Hong Kong such as Neighborhood, Seventh Son, and 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana.
Vegetarian Shanghainese restaurant Fu He Hui was the only other mainland China entry at number 29, which was one up from their 30th spot in 2018.
Pairet’s experiential fine dining restaurant was also placed 24th at the 2018 World’s 50 Best Restaurants list and received three stars for the first time at last year’s Michelin Guide Shanghai.
The number one restaurant in Asia this year was Odette in Singapore, beating out serial winners Gaggan in Bangkok.