Michelin unveils Mexico Guide with 18 restaurants "picking stars"-Xinhua

Michelin unveils Mexico Guide with 18 restaurants "picking stars"

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2024-05-15 18:43:45

MEXICO CITY, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Michelin Guide unveiled on Tuesday its Guide of Mexico of 2024 in which 18 restaurants were picked as Michelin-starred.

Michelin Guide entered Mexico for the first time, indicating the Mexican cuisine has won more international recognition.

The Michelin Guide of Mexico includes Mexico City, Quintana Roo, Oaxaca, Baja California, Baja California Sur and Nuevo Leon.

A total of 157 restaurant establishments, ranging from down-to-earth taco joints to cosmopolitan eateries, have been selected for the Michelin Selection list.

On the list, 16 restaurants were awarded one Michelin star, and two restaurants from Mexico City were awarded two stars. Michelin three-star restaurants did not appear on the list this time.

"Mexico attracts gourmets and travelers in search of extraordinary experiences. Chefs from all walks of life use their talents to bring the local culture to life, thus making Mexico an outstanding culinary destination," said Gwendal Poullennec, international director of the Michelin guides, at the awards ceremony.

According to Michelin Guide officials, the Michelin Guide now covers 24 regions on three continents and evaluates more than 40,000 restaurants.