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Michelin Inspectors: Food Industry Spies

A chef’s toughest critic isn’t the woman at the corner table who sent back her cod, or the man at table five nibbling on a steak tartar appetizer — unless one of them is a Michelin inspector. Chances are, they’ll never know. The super secret spies of the restaurant industry, […]

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First-Ever Michelin Guide Chicago Showcases Chicago As A World-Class Dining Destination

After two years of rigorous research by Michelin’s team of anonymous inspectors, the company today introduced the MICHELIN Guide Chicago 2011, showcasing the finest restaurants and hotels in Chicago. Chicago joins New York and San Francisco as the only American cities with an annual Michelin Guide. The MICHELIN Guide Chicago […]

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Michelin Inspectors Designate 29 New ‘Bib Gourmand’ Restaurants in San Francisco

On Oct. 26, Michelin will formally introduce its complete selection for the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco, Bay Area & Wine Country 2011, the company’s fifth Bay Area edition. To whet the appetite of Bay Area residents, Michelin has announced its list of 74 “Bib Gourmand” restaurants in its 2011 guide. […]

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Restaurant Ratings: Is Michelin Lost in the Stars?

Bibendum, a tubby white cartoon man made of tires, made his annual voyage to America last week and awarded stars to 57 restaurants in New York City. Bibendum is not, from the look of him, someone you would trust as the dread magistrate of gastronomy. But he is the mascot […]

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