Michelin Guide Announces Wine Country Stars for 2015

Michelin-Guide-2015Michelin has awarded coveted stars to 10 Wine Country restaurants in its 2015 edition of the Michelin Guide San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country.

Napa Valley’s perennial three-star restaurants—The French Laundry and The Restaurant at Meadowood—maintained their rank in the 2015 edition of the Michelin Guide. Worldwide, there are just over 100 three-star restaurants. Eight restaurants were awarded single stars, five in Napa Valley and three in Sonoma County. No Wine Country restaurants received two stars from Michelin.

All of the awarded Wine Country restaurants also received stars for 2014, and none moved either up or down in Michelin’s rankings. Here’s the list of the Wine Country’s “stellar” restaurants, in star order:

Three Stars

  • The French Laundry, Yountville, Napa Valley
  • The Restaurant At Meadowood, St. Helena, Napa Valley

One Star

  • Auberge du Soleil, Rutherford, Napa Valley
  • Bouchon, Yountville, Napa Valley
  • Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant, Forestville, Sonoma County
  • La Toque, Napa, Napa Valley
  • Madrona Manor, Healdsburg, Sonoma County
  • Solbar, Calistoga, Napa Valley
  • Terra, St. Helena, Napa Valley
  • Terrapin Creek, Bodega Bay, Sonoma County

Across the entire San Francisco Bay Area, 40 restaurants received Michelin stars for 2015. Here is the complete list:

San Francisco MICHELIN Guide 2015
Starred Establishments

Three Stars: Exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey

Restaurant

Area

District

City

Chef

Benu

San Francisco

SoMa

Corey Lee

French Laundry (The)

Wine Country

Napa Valley

Yountville

Thomas Keller

Restaurant at Meadowood (The)

Wine Country

Napa Valley

St. Helena

Christopher Kostow

Saison

San Francisco

SoMa

Joshua Skenes

 

Two Stars: Excellent cuisine, worth a detour

Restaurant

Area

District

City

Acquerello

San Francisco

Nob Hill

Atelier Crenn

San Francisco

Marina

Baume

South Bay

Palo Alto

Coi

San Francisco

North Beach

Manresa

South Bay

Los Gatos

Quince

San Francisco

North Beach

 

One Star: A very good restaurant in its category

Restaurant

Area

District

City

All Spice

Peninsula

San Mateo

Ame

San Francisco

SoMa

Auberge du Soleil

Wine Country

Napa Valley

Rutherford

Aziza

San Francisco

Richmond & Sunset

Bouchon

Wine Country

Napa Valley

Yountville

Boulevard

San Francisco

SoMa

Campton Place

San Francisco

Financial District

Chez TJ

South Bay

Mountain View

Commis

East Bay

Oakland

Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant

Wine Country

Sonoma County

Forestville

Gary Danko

San Francisco

North Beach

Keiko à Nob Hill

San Francisco

Nob Hill

Kusakabe

San Francisco

Financial District

La Folie

San Francisco

Nob Hill

La Toque

Wine Country

Napa Valley

Napa

Luce

San Francisco

SoMa

Madera

Peninsula

Menlo Park

Madrona Manor

Wine Country

Sonoma County

Healdsburg

Maruya

San Francisco

Mission

Michael Mina

San Francisco

Financial District

Plumed Horse

South Bay

Saratoga

Solbar

Wine Country

Napa Valley

Calistoga

Sons & Daughters

San Francisco

Nob Hill

SPQR

San Francisco

Marina

Spruce

San Francisco

Marina

State Bird Provisions

San Francisco

Civic Center

Terra

Wine Country

Napa Valley

St. Helena

Terrapin Creek

Wine Country

Sonoma County

Bodega Bay

Village Pub (The)

Peninsula

Woodside

Wakuriya

Peninsula

San Mateo

 

Source: Michelin