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2006-04-05 18:48:30

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Having tried the cuisine in New York City and deciding American restaurants can merit its top ratings, Michelin said on Wednesday it was expanding its guidebook series to San Francisco's legendary restaurants. Michelin introduced its first American guide -- New York City -- in November, giving four restaurants out of 507 reviews its coveted and rare three-star ratings. The San Francisco area has some of America's best-known restaurants including Chez Panisse...

2005-11-01 18:35:55

By Richard Satran NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Michelin guides, guardians of France's gourmet standards for over a century, brought their prestige rankings to the New World on Tuesday, awarding top honors to four restaurants with a decidedly French flavor. The three-star gourmet ranking was bestowed on Le Bernardin, Per Se, Alain Ducasse and Jean-Georges, cited as "an exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey." The winners were no surprise, since they are among the best-known...

2005-11-01 12:25:21

By Richard Satran NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four of New York's best-known restaurants won the top "three-star" rating from France's Michelin on Tuesday, the first time the prestigious ranking has been given outside Europe. Le Bernardin, Per Se, Alain Ducasse and Jean-Georges were cited as "an exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey." The guide maker decided to publish its first North American guide in New York this year "because of the city's reputation as one of the world's leading...


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