Malaysia's very own Dewakan Restaurant has just made it into Asia's 50 Best Restaurant 2019 list, placing at 46th.
Selected by a prestigious panel of judges composing of chefs, food critics and restaurateurs, the list is topped by Odette in Singapore, followed by Gaggan in Bangkok, Thailand and Den in Tokyo Japan.
This marks the first ever time a Malaysian restaurant has ever take place in the renowned 'Oscars of the Asian Gastronomic World' list.
Chef Darren Teoh founded Dewakan Restaurant, which is located in Shah Alam, in 2015, and the name is actually inspired by Malay words 'Dewa' and 'Makan', which have the meaning of 'god' and 'food'.
Dewakan Restaurant stands out for its translation of ingredients and tastes, where rare and forgotten ingredients from the land, mountain to the sea of Malaysia makes the core of the menu and transformed into delicate, delectable le art on plate.
A big congratulations to the team behind Dewakan for making Malaysia proud and we hope to see more Malaysian establishments to place in the future!