Michelin Guide Awards a Green Star For Sustainability to Blue Hill at Stone Barns + More

Tarrytown, New York’s two-Michelin-star restaurant, Blue Hill at Stone Barns, has been awarded a new accolade in the US—the green star for sustainability—in this year’s Michelin guide. Chez Panisse, French Laundry and a handful of others also received the star (joining dozens of European restaurants that were awarded the honor when it debuted last year). This was granted to Stone Barns, however, because “the non-profit …

Interview: Michelin-Starred Korean Steakhouse Cote’s Restaurateur Simon Kim

As the lauded NYC destination welcomes guests again, its Miami sibling opens for the first time

In NYC‘s Flatiron District, restaurateur Simon Kim’s acclaimed Korean steakhouse concept, COTE, suffuses a convivial atmosphere with fine dining standards. COTE celebrates ingredients of the utmost quality and embraces the joy of sharing a table with loved ones. Through a show-stopping signature meat selection, along with a 1,200+ label wine list and seasonal cocktails from beverage director Victoria James, Kim’s program with executive chef David Shim …

ONA Becomes the First Vegan Restaurant in France to Earn a Michelin Star

In the town of Arès, France—not far from Bordeaux—the vegan restaurant Origine Non-Animale (ONA) struggled to gain funding before opening in 2016, but persevered thanks to chef Claire Vallée’s determination. Vallée, who used crowdfunding and a loan from an ethics-oriented bank, has now received a Michelin star for her menu at ONA—making it the first vegan restaurant in France to achieve such an honor, as …