Two Oak Park restaurants named Michelin Bib Gourmands
Updated: April 3, 2013 6:44PM
Oak Park — Michelin has released its list of Bib Gourmands, and two of the newly added are in Oak Park — The Marion Street Cheese Market, 100 S. Marion St., and Sen Sushi Bar, 814 S. Oak Park Ave.
Sixty-four restaurants were selected across the Chicago area this year, with 19 newly added to the category.
The Bib Gourmand designation represents restaurants that serve two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less (tax and gratuity not included). These are places that Michelin’s inspectors would frequent themselves.
The Michelin Guide Chicago 2013 offers readers a tremendously diverse selection to choose from. Among the Bib Gourmands, 22 different cuisine types are represented and choices are provided in each of the 14 areas covered, including the neighborhoods of downtown Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.
The Bib Gourmands are selected by Michelin’s anonymous inspectors, who dine across Chicago. These local inspectors are trained to apply the same methods used by Michelin inspectors for many decades throughout the world. Michelin inspectors pay all their bills in full.
The third edition of the Michelin Guide Chicago is now on sale at $18.99. For more information on the inspectors and the guide, go to michelinguide.com.