Michelin stars: An epicure's dilemma [WFJ #58]
The restaurant world’s most prestigious award is out of touch, out of date, and dismally boring. But, in the hinterlands, maybe we still need it
The night before last, while absent-mindedly scrolling through Twitter, I was reminded of a very strange thing – every year, for the past one hundred and twenty-three years, a French tyre manufacturer publishes a guide to what it deems the best restaurants in most (but not all) parts of the world.
I don’t know about you, but most of the experiences I rec…