New York City restaurants make top 100

Ahead of next week’s announcement of the World's 50 Best Restaurants, spots 51-100 are announced and a number of NYC restaurants have been included.

They include David Chang’s East Village tasting menu restaurant Momofuku Ko, which has dropped four places to 62 from 58 last year.

Cesar Ramirez’s French-Japanese tasting counter restaurant The Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare made the biggest jump in rankings, going up 13 places to number 69 compared with 82 last year. 

Meanwhile Thomas Keller’s three-Michelin-starred restaurant Per Se has gone up to number 81 on the list. Having previously ranked in the top 10 the Columbus Circle tasting menu restaurant has seen a steady decline over recent years, having dropped to 87 last year.

Stephen Starr and chef Daniel Rose’s  French restaurant in Soho, Le Coucou, has entered the list for the first time at number 85.

And Thomas Carter and chef Ignacio Mattos’ restaurant Estela dropped 17 places to number 83, down from last year’s place at 66. 

U can see the full list of the Best Restaurants in spots 51-100 here.

This is just a small taste of what is to come next week when the top 50 ranking will be announced in Bilbao. Can last year’s winner, NYC’s Eleven Madison Park defend its title?