Reaching for the (Michelin) stars
The Michelin guides, seen as a bible by many in the food industry, have yet to honor Israel with a visit from its anonymous inspectors. Why the famine?
Local chefs who feel that Israel is too provincial for their abilities dream of relocating to a country surveyed by the Michelin Red Guides, and finally receiving a star or two of recognition − maybe even three. This secret fantasy is usually revealed in an interview they give after their restaurant shuts down. Their indictment is against the Israeli customer.