Greater Miami and Miami Beach as a destination received 11 of 15 Michelin stars awarded.
Michelin Guide launched in Florida yesterday for the first time. Miami and Orlando restaurants went home with stars. No Tampa restaurants were awarded a “star” designation. I immediately received messages of disappointment and dismay. Three Tampa restaurants did receive the Bib Gourmand designation, or “value-for-money award”: Ichicoro, Rooster & the Till, and Rocca. It has been well-covered that Michelin is funded by tourism […]
Last week food media buzzed about Los Angeles and California finally getting a Michelin guide after Michelin infamously said in the past that LA did not have “real foodies”. LA was finally getting its due according to the chatter and proving the national food elites wrong. This week all that hype and media attention redirected […]