El Celler de Can Roca, Spain: Modern Catalan cuisine with a focus on local products, including a tasting set of five snacks that demonstrate the tastes of cuisines from different parts of the world.

Osteria Francescana, Italy: Exquisitely presented dishes with fantastical names, such as "Eel that swims up the Po River." The tasting set is recommended for first-time visitors.

Mirazur, France: Modern French cuisine with a focus on fresh seafood and produce from the restaurant's own garden.

Arpège, France: Three-star Michelin restaurant where the menu is dominated by vegetables, many of which are grown on the restaurant's organic farm.

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, UK: Classic British dishes researched by food historians and the British Library, such as the popular "meat fruit" (a mousse made of chicken liver, similar to a textured tangerine).

Mugaritz, Spain: Basque cuisine with a focus on local ingredients and a cozy traditional interior.

Noma, Denmark: Modern interpretation of Nordic cuisine, including snails, sea buckthorn, wild herbs, and even deer moss.

Steirereck, Austria: Classic Austrian restaurant with a terrace and views of the Vienna River. The mountain trout seasoned with lime salt and fried in hot wax is a popular dish.

Asador Etxebarri, Spain: All dishes are prepared on the grill, giving them a unique smoky flavor. The most famous dishes are the juicy Palamos shrimp, homemade grilled chorizo sausages, huge tomahawk steak, and smoked ice cream.

Arzak, Spain: New Basque cuisine with a focus on seafood. The dried sweet bread with shrimp-flavored corn chips is a highlight. The wine list is extensive.