December 21: Michelin Guide

The French tire company Michelin created the Michelin Guide in the year 1900 to help the growing number of motorists plan trips.

Source: Michelin Guide and Fine Dining Lovers
Published: May 2019 and June 2020

Michelin Guide

Michelin stars are a rating system to grade restaurants on their quality. The French tire company Michelin created the Michelin Guide in 1900 to help the growing number of motorists plan their trips. At the time, they used cars like the 1903 Beliet and the 1912 Lorraine-Dietrich

One star – a very good restaurant

Two stars – excellent cooking that is worth a detour

Three stars – exceptional cuisine that is worth a special journey

Top 5 Countries & Michelin-Starred Restaurants 

  1. France: 628

  2. Japan: 577

  3. Italy: 374

  4. Germany: 307

  5. United States: 169

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