It's been a long time coming — but at last a woman at the helm of a US restaurant has received three stars from the Michelin Guide. For the uninitiated, that's the guide's coveted top honor, and a rare distinction.
Crenn had already scooped up some of the biggest culinary prizes in the world, so speculation ran rampant that she might finally bag this high-profile one, too.
The honor also means that the San Francisco Bay Area is now the most three-star-decorated region of any metropolitan area in the world, save for Paris and Tokyo, according to The New York Times — which also notes that New York City has five.
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