Bay Area restaurants well represented on new Michelin guide list for California

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- California now has its own Michelin guide for restaurants and the Bay Area is well represented.

This is the first time a guide has been put together specifically for the state.

The one-star restaurant list, which are classified as being "a very good restaurant in its category," has 27 new members.

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Among them are Angler and Sorrel in San Francisco and The Harbor House Inn which is in Elk in Mendocino County.

Saison in San Francisco lost a star and is now a two-star restaurant.

A total of 14 restaurants are on the list they are classified as having "excellent cuisine, worth a detour."

Only seven restaurants have three-stars and all of them are in the Bay Area.

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These are restaurants the guide categorizes as "exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey."

Some familiar names appear on the list including The French Laundry in Yountville, Atelier Crenn in San Francisco and Manresa in Los Gatos.

There are a total of 90 restaurants in all in the Michelin guide.

See the entire list of Michelin guide restaurants in California
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