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2010 New York City Michelin guide book released

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(Relaxnews) –

The Big Apple can be take some comfort in the fact that Michelin awards a single star to less than 10 percent of all restaurants they cover, and has awarded NYC 44.On October 6 French travel guidebook and restaurant kingmaker Michelin released their Michelin Guide New York City 2010.

The book has a retail price of $17.99 (€12) but can currently be found at sites like Amazon for $11.53 (€7.80) or Waterstone’s for £9.99 (€10.80).

Covering all five boroughs in New York City, the guidebook also features 109 restaurants offering a meal under $25 (€17), in a nod to the current economic woes.

The “Small Plates” category, featuring restaurants with a unique menu, ambiance or service style, also makes its first appearance in any Michelin guidebook.

The  so-called ‘City That Never Sleeps’ now offers 5 three-star restaurants, 6 two-star restaurants and 44 one-star eateries – far fewer three-star restaurants than Tokyo, which earned nine this year, and Paris, which was awarded 11.

Posted from Jon Cronin’s Stream Of Consciousness


Written by Jon Cronin

October 7, 2009 at 20:25

Posted in New York City

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