Fightin’ Words


"The Michelin guide has apparently been publishing in the UK for 100 years (though not consecutively). Well it's certainly behaving like a stereotypical centenarian: gripped by the need for routine, fixed to its bath chair, smelling faintly of ointment and bodily fluids." —Observer restaurant critic and Top Chef Masters judge Jay Rayner, on the Great Britain and Ireland 2011 Michelin guide. It actually kind of gets worse after that. [Guardian UK]