Flavors of Brazil reported in this post that São Paulo's D.O.M. restaurant, helmed by celebrity chef Alex Atala, had been named the 18th best restaurant in the world in the S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants list.
Fasano and Mani, were featured in the ancillary Best 51-100 list, coming in at positions 59 and 74 respectively.
Copenhagen, Denmark restaurant Noma was named the world's best for the second year running, and second and third place restaurants were both from Spain.
A complete list of the World's 50 Best Restaurants can be found here.