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Where's the Asian in Asia's 50 Best Restaurants?

Dominated by French cuisine and restaurants led by Western chefs, is the list of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants "Asian enough"? Does it even matter? Regional chefs and leading local restaurateurs weigh in. By Debbie Yong

ANYWHERE in the world, trying to rate restaurants relative to each other is going to be a prickly affair. So it didn't take long for feathers to be ruffled over David Thompson's topping the Asia's 50 Best Awards with his Bangkok restaurant Nahm earlier this week.

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