The Michelin Guide Fine Cantonese Food
HONG KONG - Two Cantonese restaurants from Hong Hong, "Lung King Heen" and "T'ang Court", have been awarded three-star status by the Michelin Guide.
Michelin, the internationally recognized French arbiter of fine dining, unveiled on Monday its first guide exclusively for Cantonese cuisine — The Michelin Guide Fine Cantonese Food — in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.
The newly acclaimed Cantonese eateries are located in 15 countries across Asia, Europe and North America
For the first time the gastronomic "red guide" has gone beyond geographical boundaries to "compile the best addresses offering a regional specialty" – Cantonese gastronomy.
The newly acclaimed Cantonese eateries are located in 15 countries across Asia, Europe and North America. Asia has the largest number of starred Cantonese restaurants with 69, while Europe has eight and the United States one.
There are four, three-star Michelin Cantonese restaurants in the premiere edition. The other two awardees are from Macao ("The Eight" in the Grand Lisboa Hotel) and Taipei ("Le Palais").
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The selection lists some 291 establishments, including 11 two-Michelin-starred and 68 one-Michelin-starred restaurants, 62 Bib Gourmand restaurants and 151 restaurants awarded a Michelin Plate.
The full listings may be found at guide.michelin.com.hk.
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