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The Michelin Guide to Fine Dining
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22 August 2009

The Michelin Guide to Fine DiningMost people know Michelin as the French-based tire manufacturer. In fact, being the world’s largest tire plant, by far, Michelin is basically the only name in tires for most countries. Their annual revenue exceeds 15 billion on average. Michelin is also famous for their Red and Green travel guides.

In the Red Guide, the company is famous for the Michelin Stars awarded to the top restaurants. This guide isn’t so much a bible for the haughty, well-to-do diners; it’s more of an information guide to the everyday traveler. Even still, the Michelin Guide has become a legitimate authority in world-class cuisine.

The Michelin Guide isn’t your run-of-the-mill, foldable, pocket-friendly travel guide that you can pick up from the gas station counter. It’s a series of annual books that are released in over a dozen countries. The guide has more restaurant listings than rival guides, with over 9,000 in France alone. Although, the restaurants are specific to the country the book is released in, as well as the language it’s printed in.

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Top Restaurant Review - Pierre Gagnaire, France
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25 March 2009

Top Restaurant Review - Pierre Gagnaire, France

The wheel might never need to be reinvented, but some improvements don't hurt. The same goes for French cuisine. Although it's one of the oldest and most well-respected cuisines in the world, improvements and innovations on the classic style only work to make the age-old cooking style more appealing.

Pierre Gagnaire, the world's foremost innovator of French cuisine, has successfully updated this centuries old technique and his self-named restaurant in Paris is one of the most dynamic, cutting-edge, and popular places to eat in the world. This iconoclastic chef is the owner of 6 world-renowned restaurants, but none are as famous as Pierre Gagnaire Paris.

Pierre's style of French cuisine is for the refined palate only. You won't find cheeseburgers or nachos in his Paris location, nor will you find gut-busting plate sizes for the high price of one of the meals. Gagnaire's dishes exude formal elegance with their petite proportions and robust richness. His “modern French” evolution is considered the new trend among chefs.

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