Michelin starred restaurants aren’t just places where you can go eat, they are often places where the art world meets the culinary world. If you’re looking to set out on a food adventure, start with these famous eateries from around the world.
Osteria Francescana (Italy)
With three Michelin stars, Osteria Francescana has been named “best restaurant in the world” more than once! It has been described by critics as having a down-to-Earth vibe. One that allows anyone to enjoy the food. Their signature dish is a dessert called “Oops! I Dropped the Lemon Tart.” The splattered tart on a plate looks just like its name suggests.
El Celler de Can Roca (Spain)
For a true Catalan meal head to Spain. Like many high-end restaurants, El Celler de Can Roca’s menu features local ingredients. The flavors are simple and traditional. Signature dishes include Iberian Suckling Pig, Truffle bonbons, and Palamos prawns.
This French restaurant is located right on France’s border with Italy in Menton. It’s perched on top of a cliff, overlooking the blue Mediterranean sea, giving diners get a fantastic view along with a fantastic meal. As you might expect from a Michelin three-star restaurant, the signature dishes are practically works of art. One dish is a delicate dessert is made from saffron, almond foam, and orange sorbet.
Eleven Madison Park (NYC)
Eleven Madison Park is located in the heart of Manhattan, next to Madison Park in Midtown. This iconic restaurant was recently featured in a Netflix documentary about the reopening of several famous places. If you do decide to visit, you’ll need to book a few months ahead. And remember, Eleven Madison Park’s signature dish is the whole roasted duck with daikon and plums, so bring friends with money!
Head north to experience traditional Scandanavian at Noma, a Michelin two-star restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark. They feature a high-end version of local dishes. Not surprisingly, its signature dishes include seafood, local vegetables and duck.