Michelin Results Are Trickling Out [UPDATE]
By Anthony Todd in Food on Nov 12, 2013 4:30PM
A duck egg "czernina" at Elizabeth, now a Michelin-starred restaurant. (Photo credit: Anthony Todd/Chicagoist)
While some Michelin two and three star rankings this morning, the fun part is only just beginning. The real action, especially for those of us who can't afford a zillion-dollar meal, is in the one-star reviews, and they're coming out now.
Michelin's twitter feed is announcing the rankings. So far, Elizabeth and Senza are new additions to the 1-star list.
Michelin confirms Grace and Sixteen earned two stars.
Update 10:35 a.m.: Boka earns one star.
North Pond also earns one star.
Update 10:50 a.m.: El Ideas earns one star.
Update 11:05 a.m.: Lee Wolen of The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel earned one star.
Spiaggia retained their one star.
And Mexique's Carlos Gaytan announced via their Twitter feed they earned one star.
Michelin star I just got a phone call that we keep our star for one more year congratulations to my team— carlos gaytan (@mexiquechicago) November 12, 2013
Update 11:30 a.m.: Sepia earns one star.
Update 12:10 p.m.: Alinea, as expected, retained its three stars.
Update 12:30 p.m.: NAHA retains its one star.
Update 12:45 p.m.: Homaro Cantu and moto keeps its one star.
Update 12:55 p.m.: Takashi is recognized with a Michelin star.
Update 1:11 p.m.: L2O's two stars are confirmed.
Update 1:29 p.m.: Goosefoot is welcomed to the list with a single Michelin star.
@Goosefootchi Congratulations to the team! a seat in Chris Nugent’s DR can be one of Chicago’s toughest rezzie’s to land w/good reason!— Michelin Guide (@MichelinGuideCH) November 12, 2013
Rick Bayless and the Topolobampo team retain their one star.
Update 1:43 p.m.: Blackbird retains its one star ranking.
Update 3:10 p.m.: Tru gets one star.