SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The Michelin Guide released its new stars marking the best of the best in the culinary world.
There are 27 Starred restaurants joining and being promoted in the Michelin Guide California this year.
Michelin did not hand out any new honors in 2020 due to the pandemic.
The Michelin's inspectors recognized a significant number of additions: there are five new restaurants in the two-star category, while 22 made it to the one-star rankings. Bay Area and Wine Country restaurants swept the three-star category.
Last week, Michelin named 20 affordable Bay Area restaurants under the "Bib Gourmands" category.
Bay Area and Wine Country restaurants rated three and two stars, plus, restaurants who joined or were promoted by Michelin this year: