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The MICHELIN Guide Celebrates 45 New Bib Gourmands in California | News

GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The MICHELIN Guide announced 45 new restaurants in the Bib Gourmand category in California. Michelin inspectors will recognize the star selection on Tuesday, Sept. 28.

Bib Gourmand restaurants offer a full menu of a starter, main course and dessert, making it possible to order two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for around $40 or less (tax and gratuity not included).

Here’s the list of new Bib Gourmands, with inspector notes from each restaurant:

ASA South (San Francisco)

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18 Bay Area restaurants join ‘affordable’ Bib Gourmand list

On Wednesday, the Michelin Guide released the names of its newest Bib Gourmand honorees in California — menus with “excellent food at reasonable prices” — and 18 Bay Area restaurants made the list for the first time.

They will join dozens of other Northern California restaurants when the full Bib Gourmand array is announced Sept. 28. All told, 145 California restaurants, including 47 newcomers, will be on that affordable list. Michelin’s prestigious star awards will also be revealed that day.

Brisket, a beef rib and side dishes from Horn Barbecue in Oakland. (Photo courtesy of Horn Barbecue) 

Among the new

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Chicago Michelin guide 2021: 58 restaurants earn Bib Gourmand honors

Michelin Guide’s coveted Bib Gourmand honors went to 58 Chicago restaurants this year, amid a pandemic that has devastated the culinary industry.

The honors, announced Tuesday, (one step shy of a Michelin Star) were presented to those restaurants which provide both outstanding quality and value — two courses and wine or dessert for around $40.

The 2021 Michelin Stars, the most coveted award in the restaurant industry, will be announced Thursday.

“Michelin Guide inspectors continue to be impressed by Chicago’s dynamic and diverse community of cuisine,” said Gwendal Poullennec, international director of the Michelin Guides, in Tuesday’s announcement.

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