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Michelin Guide Embroiled in Controversial Scandal in S. Korea

Michelin Guide Embroiled in Controversial Scandal in S. Korea

SEOUL, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Controversy looms following a recent report by the South Korean media that there were ‘financial exchanges’ surrounding the designation of restaurants to be listed in the Michelin Guide Seoul 2020. Michelin strongly denied the accusations, saying that “it’s a scheme committed by those who have nothing to do with [...]

Michelin Awards 2-star Ratings to 2 More Restaurants in Seoul

Michelin Awards 2-star Ratings to 2 More Restaurants in Seoul

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The Michelin Guide on Thursday announced its selection of 26 restaurants in Seoul with unique cuisine and quality, including two new two-star eateries. Two restaurants — fine dining Korean restaurant Gaon and La Yeon, a traditional Korean cuisine restaurant at Hotel Shilla — maintained three-star ratings for a third [...]

Singapore Airlines Introduces Korean Food from Two-Star Michelin Chef

Singapore Airlines Introduces Korean Food from Two-Star Michelin Chef

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Singapore Airlines said Monday that it is partnering with Yim Jung-sik, a two-star Michelin chef, to introduce Korean food (hansik) on Singapore-Incheon flights starting in March.  Economy class travelers will have bibimbap added to their meal choices, while business class passengers will be served grilled tuna bibimbap or Korean-style [...]

Michelin Awards Three Stars to Two Korean Restaurants

Michelin Awards Three Stars to Two Korean Restaurants

SEOUL, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Michelin Guide on Monday announced its highly regarded star selections for 24 restaurants in Seoul, giving the much-coveted three stars to two Korean restaurants with unique cuisine and quality service.  In the first Michelin Red Guide for Seoul, Gaon, a fine Korean restaurant operated by ceramic maker Kwangjuyo, and [...]

Government to Introduce “Michelin Guide”-like Restaurant Rating Scheme

Government to Introduce “Michelin Guide”-like Restaurant Rating Scheme

SEOUL, Korea, Mar 28 (Korea Bizwire) – The government’s food policy will shift more toward consumer oriented. As part of a plan revealed by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs in a national policy coordination meeting presided over by the Prime Minister on March 27, a rating scheme similar to the Michelin Guide [...]