The November 23rd, 2009 issue of the New Yorker is dedicated to all things food, and it's full of big names (Heston Blumenthal! Mimi Sheraton!), trendy food (Poutine!), and a gigantic dissection of what cookbooks mean from Adam Gopnick. Below, we let you know what is (and isn't) worth your time.
John Colapinto takes Manhattan [...]
Gordon Ramsay is reported to have won two Michelin stars for his restaurant, Gordon Ramsay at the Trianon Palace Hotel, in Versailles, France, despite criticism from the country's top food critic, François Simon, reports the Telegraph UK. Simon, who served as supposed inspiration for the food critic Anton Ego in Pixar's Ratatouille, was not a [...]
The Telegraph UK reports on Andy Hayler, a British businessman-turned food critic who claims to have eaten at all 68 of the world's three Michelin-starred restaurants: "His total dining bill amounted to about £15,000, plus a similar amount on travel and accommodation as he traveled to 10 countries spread across Europe, Asia and America."
The results for the Los Angeles Michelin Guide were announced yesterday, and for another year, there are no three-star restaurants in Los Angeles.
SF/Bay Area has one (The French Laundry), Las Vegas has one (Joel Robuchon), and New York has four (Per Se, Masa, Le Bernardin, and Jean-Georges).