Culinary Travel Awards 2014: All Winners

Across 21 categories, we’ve identified the very best—according to both an expert panel of world travelers and you, our readers—as well as additional outstanding and notable picks in each category. #SAVEURCTA

Best Culinary Destination, Large International

Hong Kong, China

Population greater than 800,000

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Hong Kong, China

READERS’ CHOICE: Paris, France

OUTSTANDING: Melbourne, Australia | São Paulo, Brazil | Barcelona, Spain

NOTABLES: Bangkok, Thailand | Rome, Italy | Cape Town, South Africa | Seoul, Korea | Lima, Peru | London, England | Osaka, Japan | Berlin, Germany | Sydney, Australia | Singapore, Singapore

Best Culinary Destination, Small International

Copenhagen, Denmark

Population fewer than 800,000

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Copenhagen, Denmark

READERS’ CHOICE: San Sebastián, Spain

OUTSTANDING: Tel Aviv, Israel | Florence, Italy | Lyon, France

NOTABLES: Bilbao, Spain | Bologna, Italy | Porto, Portugal | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Lisbon, Portugal | Colmar, France | Mauritius | George Town, Malaysia | Edinburgh, Scotland | Dublin, Ireland

Best Culinary Destination, Large Domestic

Brooklyn, NY

Population greater than 800,000

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Brooklyn, NY

READERS’ CHOICE: San Francisco, CA

OUTSTANDING: New York, NY | Los Angeles, CA | Mexico City, Mexico

NOTABLES: Montreal, QC, Canada | Austin, TX | Philadelphia, PA | Houston, TX | Toronto, ON, Canada | Dallas, TX | Phoenix, AZ

Best Culinary Destination, Small Domestic

New Orleans, LA

Population fewer than 800,000

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: New Orleans, LA

READERS’ CHOICE: Portland, OR

OUTSTANDING: Oaxaca, Mexico | Seattle, WA | Charleston, SC

NOTABLES: Boston, MA | Vancouver, BC, Canada |Providence, RI | Portland, ME | Atlanta, GA | Asheville, NC | Minneapolis, MN | Louisville, KY | Washington, DC | Honolulu, HI

Best Markets & Shops, International

Tokyo, Japan

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Tokyo, Japan

READERS’ CHOICE: Tokyo, Japan

OUTSTANDING: Paris, France | Barcelona, Spain | Tel Aviv, Israel

NOTABLES: Jerusalem, Israel | London, England | Florence, Italy | Modena, Italy | Istanbul, Turkey | Madrid, Spain | Aix-en-Provence, France | Castries, St. Lucia | Bangkok, Thailand | Melbourne, Australia

Best Markets & Shops, Domestic

Los Angeles, CA

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Los Angeles, CA

READERS’ CHOICE: San Francisco, CA

OUTSTANDING: Mexico City, Mexico | New York, NY | Portland, OR

NOTABLES: Seattle, WA | New Orleans, LA | Chicago, IL | Montreal, QC, Canada | Santa Fe, NM | Austin, TX | Boston, MA | Philadelphia, PA | Toronto, ON, Canada

Best Cocktails & Drinks, International

London, England

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: London, England

READERS’ CHOICE: Melbourne, Australia

OUTSTANDING: Dublin, Ireland | Sydney, Australia | Brussels, Belgium

NOTABLES: Amsterdam, Netherlands | Frankfurt, Germany | Paris, France | Wellington, New Zealand | Barcelona, Spain | Milan, Italy | Madrid, Spain | Tokyo, Japan | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Johannesburg, South Africa

Best Cocktails & Drinks, Domestic

Las Vegas, NV

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Las Vegas, NV

READERS’ CHOICE: Portland, OR

OUTSTANDING: Chicago, IL | San Francisco, CA | New York, NY

NOTABLES: Austin, TX | New Orleans, LA | Los Angeles, CA | Houston, TX | Denver, CO | Minneapolis, MN | Montreal, QC, Canada | Nashville, TN | Burlington, VT | Providence, RI

Best Hotel Restaurant, More than 100 Rooms

Epicure at Le Bristol, Paris, France

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Epicure at Le Bristol, Paris, France

READERS’ CHOICE: Le Louis XV-Alain Ducasse at Hôtel de Paris, Monte Carlo

OUTSTANDING: Elena at Four Seasons Hotel | Buenos Aires Baraabaru at Four Seasons | Maldives at Kuda Huraa, Maldives | Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée at Plaza Athénée Hotel, Paris, France

NOTABLES: Anne-Sophie Pic at Beau-Rivage Palace, Lausanne, Switzerland | Dinner by Heston Blumenthal at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, England | Felix at The Peninsula Hong Kong | Noso at W Santiago, Chile | Newport Gastropub, The Fairmont Southhampton, Bermuda | FARM at The Carneros Inn, Napa, CA | Restaurant Le Meurice at Hotel Le Meurice, Paris, France | Blue by Eric Ripert at Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman | Mathias Dahlgren at Grand Hôtel Stockholm, Sweden | Blue Duck Tavern at Park Hyatt, Washington, DC

Best Hotel Restaurant, Fewer than 100 Rooms

The Restaurant at Meadowood, St. Helena CA

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: The Restaurant at Meadowood, St. Helena CA

**READERS’ CHOICE: ** Restaurant Le Gaïac, Hotel Le Toiny, St. Barth

OUTSTANDING: The Inn at Little Washington, Washington, VA | In de Wulf, Heuvelland, Belgium | Le Bistro at Santorini at CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa, Anguilla

NOTABLES: The Willows Inn Main Dining Room, Lummi Island, WA | La Loggia at Villa San Michele, Fiesole, Tuscany | Inn at Langley restaurant, Whidbey Island, WA | Restaurant Vinkeles, The Dylan Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands | The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoeck, South Africa | ABaC at ABaC Hotel, Barcelona, Spain | Lodge at Kauri Cliffs dining room, Matauri Bay, New Zealand | Auberge du Soleil dining room, Napa, CA | Topper’s at The Wauwinet, Nantucket, MA | Restaurant at Ballymaloe House, Shanagarry, Ireland

Best Hotel Bar

The Chandelier at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, NV

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: The Chandelier at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, NV

**READERS’ CHOICE: ** Beaufort Bar at The Savoy, London, England

OUTSTANDING: 789 Nanjing Lu Bar + Lounge, Shanghai, China | M Bar at Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong | Bar Hemingway, Ritz Paris, Paris, France

NOTABLES: The Bar and Lobby Lounge, Four Seasons Hotel, Gresham Palace, Budapest, Hungary | Coburg Bar at The Connaught, London, England | Dry San Sebastián Bar, Hotel Maria Cristina, San Sebastián, Spain | The Bar at The Merchant Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland | Bascule Bar at Cape Grace Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa | Thoroughbred Club at the Charleston Place Hotel, Charleston, SC | Proof On Main, Louisville, KY | The Bazaar by José Andrés, SLS Hotel, Las Vegas | Lobby Bar at Alvear Palace Hotel, Buenos Aires, Argentina | Wink at Vivanta by Taj President Mumbai, Mumbai, India

Best Hotel In-Room Dining

The Dorchester, London, England

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: The Dorchester, London, England

READERS’ CHOICE: Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay, Bodrum, Turkey

OUTSTANDING: Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives | Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV |Hotel Paracas, Paracas, Peru

NOTABLES: Hotel Le Toiny, St. Barth | Le Taha’a Resort & Spa, French Polynesia | Hotel Casa Del Mar, Santa Monica, CA | Waldorf Astoria Chicago, Chicago, IL | Viceroy Ziahuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico | The Oberoi, New Delhi, India | Healdsburg Hotel, Sonoma, CA | Four Seasons George V, Paris, France | Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

Best All-Inclusive Resort

Blackberry Farm, TN

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Blackberry Farm, TN

READERS’ CHOICE: Mii amo Spa, Sedona, AZ

OUTSTANDING: Rosewood Jumby Bay, Antigua | Hermitage Bay, Antigua | Chiva Som, Hua Hin, Thailand

NOTABLES: Nizuc Resort and Spa, Cancun, Mexico | Le Blanc Spa Resort, Cancun, Mexico | Lodge on Little St. Simon’s Island, GA | The Caves, Negril, Jamaica | Sandals Royal Plantation, Jamaica | Vista Verde Guest Ranch, Steamboat Springs, CO | The Tyler Place Family Resort, Highgate Springs, VT | Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, South Africa | Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso, Riviera Maya, Mexico | Hayman Island, Australia

Best Brewery/Distillery Experience

Guinness, Dublin, Ireland

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Guinness, Dublin, Ireland

READERS’ CHOICE: Casa Herradura, Jalisco, Mexico

OUTSTANDING: Gosling’s, Bermuda | Fuller’s, London, England | Absolut Vodka Distillery, Åhus, Sweden

NOTABLES: New York Distilling Company, Brooklyn, NY | Buffalo Trace, Frankfurt, KY | Watershed Distillery, Columbus, OH | Macallan, Craigallachie, Scotland | Kings County Distillery, Brooklyn, NY | Maker’s Mark, Loretto, KY | Sam Adams, Boston, MA | RoughStock Distillery, Bozeman, MT | Dry Fly Distilling, Spokane, WA | St. George Spirits, Alameda, CA

Best Winery Experience

Maison Trimbach, Alsace, France

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Maison Trimbach, Alsace, France

READERS’ CHOICE: Antinori nel Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy

OUTSTANDING: Bodegas Portia Winery, Burgos, Spain | La Rocca Di Frassinello, Tuscany, Italy | Jade Valley Wine & Resort, Xian, China

NOTABLES: López de Heredia, Haro, Spain | Moorilla Winery, Tasmania, Australia | Sandeman Porto Cellars, Portugal | Behrens Family Winery, Napa, CA | Domaine de la Noblaie, Chinon, France | Domaine Chandon, Yountville, CA | Bodegas Baigorri, Samaniego, Spain | Preisinger Vineyard, Austria | Charles Smith Wines, Walla Walla, WA

Best Culinary Tours

Micato Safaris, Africa

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Micato Safaris, Africa

READERS’ CHOICE: Backpacker Concierge (Egypt)

OUTSTANDING: Cox & Kings (Worldwide) | Swain Destinations (South Pacific, Africa, Asia) | Uniworld (Europe)

NOTABLES: Artisans of Leisure | Whole Journeys (Worldwide) | Tauck (Worldwide) | Butterfield & Robinson (Worldwide) |Austin Lehman Adventures | Classic Journeys (Europe) | Trafalgar (Africa) | Caribbean Culinary Tours (Caribbean) | Gourmet on Tour (Europe, Asia, Australia) | Kensington Tours (Worldwide)

Best Culinary Cruise Line

Seabourn Cruise Line

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Seabourn Cruise Line

**READERS’ CHOICE: ** Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

OUTSTANDING: Crystal Cruises | Windstar Cruises | Compagnie du Ponant

NOTABLES: Regent Seven Seas | Silversea Cruises | Cunard Lines | Disney Cruise Line | SeaDream Yacht Club | Paul Gaugin Cruises | Celebrity Cruises (Top Chef at Sea) | Royal Caribbean | Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic | Oceania Cruises

Best In-Flight Dining, First & Business Class

Emirates

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Emirates

**READERS’ CHOICE: ** Oman Air

OUTSTANDING: Etihad Airways | Delta Air Lines | Singapore Airlines

NOTABLES: Qatar Airlines | Korean Air | Air New Zealand | Qantas | Virgin Atlantic | South African Airways | Turkish Airlines | Virgin America | Lufthansa | Thai Airways Royal Silk Class

Best In-Flight Dining, Economy Class

Singapore Airlines

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Singapore Airlines

READERS’ CHOICE: Singapore Airlines

OUTSTANDING: Turkish Airlines | Korean Air | Virgin Atlantic

NOTABLES: Emirates Airline |Air France | Virgin America | British Airways | Cathay Pacific | Etihad Airways | LAN Airlines | JetBlue | Delta Air Lines | United Airlines

Best In-Flight Wine Program

Qantas

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Qantas

READERS’ CHOICE: Qantas

OUTSTANDING: Brussels Airlines | South African Airways | Alitalia | EL AL Israel Airlines

NOTABLES: Swiss International Air Lines | Qatar Airways | Japan Airlines | Singapore Airlines | Virgin Atlantic | TAM Airlines | Turkish Airlines | Cathay Pacific Airways | British Airways

EXPERTS’ CHOICE: Singapore Airlines’ SilverKris Lounge, Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)

READERS’ CHOICE: Qatar Airways, London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

OUTSTANDING: Emirates First Class Lounge, Dubai International Airport (Dubai) | Etihad’s Diamond First Class Lounge, Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) | Thai Airways First Class Lounge, Bangkok International Airport (BKK)

NOTABLES: Qantas First Lounge, Sydney Airport (SYD) | Cathay Pacific: The Wing, Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) | Finnair Lounge, Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) | Lufthansa First Class, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) | Qatar Airways Premium Terminal, Doha International Airport (DOH) | Lounge Istanbul, Turkish Airlines, Atatürk International Airport (IST) | British Airways Concorde Room, London Heathrow Airport (LHR) | Cathay Pacific: The Pier, Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) | Air New Zealand, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) | Air France La Premiere, Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)