Yesterday Michelin released the much anticipated New York City 2013 guide. The 2013 guide is the 8th edition. The first edition, the 2006 guide, was published in 2005. The New York City 2013 guide will be on sale from today.
All 7 three-star restaurants in New York City held on to Michelin's highest accolade. New York City's three-star restaurants are: Eleven Madison Park (Daniel Humm), Per Se (Thomas Keller), Chef's Table at Brooklyn Fare (César Ramirez), Daniel (Daniel Boulud), Le Bernardin (Eric Ripert), Jean Georges (Jean Georges Vongerichten) and Masa (Masa Takayama).
The number of two-star restaurants in New York City now stands at 7 (9 last year). Two restaurants, l'Atelier Robuchon and Shaun Hergatt, both awarded a second star in the 2012 guide, closed. Kajitsu restaurant was demoted to one star.
Nine restaurants have been awarded their first star. Among the winners are The Nomad, Daniel Humm's and Will Guidara's second NYC restaurant at The Nomad Hotel that opened in March 2012 and Hakkasan, also a newcomer to the New York dining scene. Hakkasan opened in April 2012.
The 2013 guide features 52 one-star restaurants (46 last year). The other new entries are Aquavit, Blanca, Café China, 15 East, Jungsik, Lan Sheng and Torrisi Italian Specialties.
As announced last week the New York City 2013 guide features 126 restaurants (114 last year) in the Bib Gourmand category (2 courses and wine or dessert for $40 or less). Among these 126 restaurants are David Chang's Momofuku Noodle Bar and Momofuku Samm Bar, Daniel Boulud's DBGB Kitchen & Bar and New York City's legendary Katz's and Mile End delis.
The New York City guide was the first one of the US 2013 guides to be released this year. The results of the San Francisco guide are scheduled to be announced on 24 October 2012 and the results of the Chicago guide on 13 November 2012. Check ElizabethOnFood for the latest news.
A full list of Michelin starred and Bib Gourmand restaurants in New York City can be found here NewYorkCity2013