Triumph at Taillevent
Jean-Claude Vrinat has the longest winning streak in Paris
Few restaurants age gracefully, but Taillevent has matured like a great red wine. Fifty-six years after it opened its doors, this Parisian institution remains at the very top of the city's food chain. Taillevent was first awarded three Michelin stars, the Guide's highest honor, in 1973, and it has held that distinction ever since—the longest active winning streak in the Michelin constellation.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 2002.