Michelin Guide New Additions: San Francisco Bay Area and Wine Country Restaurants

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Michelin announced that 10 new additions to the Michelin Guide for California are from the SF Bay Area. It's not clear if these are meant to be "Plates", "Bib Gourmand" or "Stars". None seem to be ...

Michelin publishes 2021 restaurant ratings...

by gutreactions 5 months ago

Here we go again. It's almost a traditional rite of the culinary. The Michelin Restaurant Guides have been publishing their ratings, locally and nationally. Stars and Bibs. Well, in the greater Wes...

2021 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

New editions of the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists.

Michelin's 'Bib Gourmet' restos in Westchester...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

In October, Michelin Guide published its first dining foray into Westchester County. Long-time favorite Stone Barns at Pocantico Hills received two stars. In their 'Bib Gourmet' category, which hig...

If Zagat's sucks, is there a credible guide?

by Jessica Ritz 21 years ago

The pages of this site have hosted many a rant against Zagat guides. Are there any *bound* guides that are more aligned with the Chowhound "ideology" and method? If New York has Ed Levine, who do w...

SFGate: Where to find regional Chinese food in the Bay Area

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Jonathan Kauffman gives a shoutout to hyperbowler for his "Regional Chinese roundup 3.0 (SF Bay Area)". "...The guide is cursory in its detail but rich in links: For more information about a giv...

Michelin 2016 Bib Gourmands Announced

Bob Martinez
by Bob Martinez 6 years ago

The names of the Bib Gourmand restaurants have been released. I've learned not to expect much from Michelin and that's a good thing. I'm glad a lot of deserving restaurants got recognized but eac...

Eating in Rome

by Nancy S. 6 years ago

Brava to Elizabeth Minchilli, whose new book, Eating in Rome, received a rave review in this weekend's edition of The Wall Street Journal! (I'm not in the industry, only a fan.)

Any good mobile apps or e-food guidebook resourcesfor Italy?

jen kalb
by jen kalb 9 years ago

Im making a decision in the next week on a new smartphone (my first, slow adapter) and wonder if anyone has a comment on good dining and food related apps available either for the i-phone or androi...

Guidebook like Le Fooding but better?

by johannabanana 9 years ago

When we stayed at Hegia we remember being shown a French restaurant guide book that's relatively new on the scene, similar to but better than Le Fooding. Anyone know what it is?

Guidebooks to Paris Food and Restaurants

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 11 years ago

I can't believe Patricia Wells' food guide to Paris is over ten years old at this point. Is there anything more recent that's remotely as good?

Italian Food Guidebook Notes

jen kalb
by jen kalb 11 years ago

Maybe this is news to no one but me, but Gambero Rosso has issued a new guide for Low Cost restaurants, I suspect arguably competing with Slowfood Osterie Guide and complementing their more expens...

SlowFoods Italy restaurant and food guidebooks

by glbtrtr 12 years ago

Here is a great place for information about the best of the best in Italy from the SlowFoods organization. The have guide books for restaurants, hotels and specific food specialties and regions: ...

Rome food guidebook

by david kaplan 14 years ago

I'll be spending a week in Rome this April. I'm unlikely to have Internet access there, so I'm hoping to find a good restaurant guidebook: trustworthy advice, organized by neighborhood, up-to-date ...

Anyone used the "eat.shop.paris" guidebook? [Moved from France board]

by caraely 12 years ago

Will be going to Paris for the first time in April. Have traveled quite a lot (Germany, Australia, NZ, Russia, England, Mexico), just never made it to France. Will be traveling solo and am comforta...

Recs for a French menu translation guidebook?

by mmmmangos 14 years ago

I'm heading to France in March and am thinking of buying a menu translator, since my French is pretty basic. Eating & Drinking in Paris gets good reviews on Amazon--has anyone used this or any othe...

Paris Gourmet Guidebooks?

by DollyDagger 14 years ago

Does anyone have any recommedations for excellent Paris gourmet guidebooks? (Focusing on anything from where to eat to specialist shops...) I have already got Gourmet Paris (Emmanuel Rubin), Gou...

Culinary Guidebook for NYC

by tivon 15 years ago

I'll be visiting NY next month and wanted to purchase a guidebook that had great restaurant info. I know there is always Chowhound, but I'm not sure I'll have internet access during my visit. Any...

Best Guidebook for Paris and Normandy?

by Maddash 14 years ago

I'm looking for the best possible general guidebook for these two regions-- I'm spending nearly a month (August) in Normandy and 2 weeks in Paris. I already have Pudlo Paris, and I'm looking for s...

Japanese (Sushi, esp.) Guidebook Recommendations?

by gracey 14 years ago

Hi, Would anyone be able to recommend some good Japanese (especially, sushi) guidebooks? It can be a cookbook and/or a more general glossary type of book with pictures. Thanks!