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Indian chef Gaggan Anand sets his eyes on a new culinary adventure

His restaurant is ranked Asia's best and among the world's top five, but a restless Gaggan Anand has more to offer

Chef Gaggan Anand who is known for his out-of-the-box dishes

Chef Gaggan Anand who is known for his out-of-the-box dishes

Raaj Sanghvi
It’s 11:30 pm and I seem to have surreptitiously crept into Gaggan Anand’s celebration party at his new natural wine bar called Wet in Bangkok. Barely 24 hours ago, Anand’s eponymous restaurant in Bangkok’s dingy Soi Langsuan lane had been voted the “world’s fourth best restaurant” at the definitive annual restaurant ranking extravaganza — the World’s 50 Best Restaurant awards — in Singapore.

For the last five years, Anand, 42, has been the only Indian chef to make the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, topping its Asian sub-vertical four years in a row. The fourth position now makes it the

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First Published: Jun 28 2019 | 9:16 PM IST

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