It was a feel good year for the Chicago Michelin Guide, as no restaurants were bumped off the list. Plus, six joined the club, bringing the total number of starred restaurants to 25.
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It will be next week before the coveted stars are officially released, but until then you can make due with the list of Bib Gourmand winners.
Do tacos from a Michelin starred restaurant taste different? When Mexique landed a star a few weeks ago, I finally had the chance to find out.
Another year, another chance to discuss a brand new Chicago Michelin Guide. While there are a couple of surprises, nothing absolutely shocking (for us, at least) was announced.
Ever since the Michelin first started publishing a little red book about the best Chicago restaurants back in 2010, each new release has also included a Bib Gourmand list. As is usual, some great new places made the cut, while other worthy contenders were mysteriously left off.
Michelin finally broke its silence today, as it just announced the starred restaurants for its 2012 Chicago Michelin Guide moments ago. You can read the full release here, but here are the big things you should know.