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Magazine Archives: April 30, 2005

Michelin's Mistake

Dana Nigro
Issue: April 30, 2005


It's tough to review a restaurant that hasn't served a meal yet, but that's exactly what Europe's most prominent dining-guide publisher did. The 2005 Michelin guide to Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg gave a Bib Gourmand designation (meaning well-prepared food at moderate prices) to the Ostend Queen in Belgium, even though the restaurant didn't open until January -- well after the book went to the printer.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 30, 2005.


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