Michelin, Celebrated Culinary Guide Announced the Leading Fine Dining Destination in Bay Area

The Bay Area is still the country’s leading place for fine dining, this what Michelin said, the yearly French culinary guide whose stars stay one of the most prized honors in the large-scale food world.

This 2018, two new restaurants in Bay Area were lifted to 3-star status: Healdsburg's Single Thread and San Francisco’s Atelier Crenn. The latest inductees bring the city’s 3-star total to 8 restaurants, more than any other city in North America. Other restaurants in Bay Area with an amazing rating takes account of Benu located in San Francisco, French Laundry in Yountville, Quince in San Francisco, Manresa in Los Gatos, Saison in San Francisco and Restaurant at Meadowood in St. Helena.

Atelier Crenn is a French-inspired restaurant owned by Dominie Crenn, whose new neighboring restaurant, Bar Crenn, obtained 1 star in 2018 Michelin guide.  Gwendal Poullennec, Michelin Guide’s international director stated that just five three-star restaurants today are led by a female chef.

Single Thread also joins Crenn restaurant in the jump from 2 stars to 3 stars. Healdsburg destination was awarded 2 stars in its first year of operation was managed by Katina Connaughton and her husband, Kyle who happens to be a chef as well.

Dinner at Single Thread begins at $275 for every person. On the other hand, Atelier Crenn’s menu starts at $335 for every person.

The only restaurant in the region to fall from the 3 star ranks was 2017 latest addition, Coi, Daniel Patterson’s renowned fine dining destination. Matthew Kirkley was Coi’s chef but he left last year and now he replaced by Erik Anderson. As of now, this restaurant has 2 stars rating.

The Michelin Guide is a useful guide to determine the quality of the service and the food as well. It was first published more than 100 years ago in France. Today, this guide has expanded to cover thousands of restaurants in 30 countries worldwide.