Experiencing restaurants is the MICHELIN Guide inspectors’ prime focus. Whether we’re travelling in our own hometowns and countries or internationally, we always thrive on finding the most interesting food opportunities.
The MICHELIN Guide has developed an international barometer to facilitate analysis of the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on Michelin Starred restaurants.
Despite the pandemic, Croatia is a resplendent destination that is starting to see its tourists return. Today, the MICHELIN Guide is celebrating the resilience and talent of Croatian restaurants by revealing its new 2021 selection.
Completed in 1925 to provide comfortable accommodation for passengers from the Orient Express, the Esplanade grand hotel has retained – almost a century after it was opened – its reputation as the most elegant, atmospheric and award-winning hotel in Zagreb.
Long hours, high pressure and facing the heat on a hot stove are common, but these dynamite chefs show they have what it takes to power through and get to the top.
The many different food trends in Zagreb, as showcased in the 14 restaurants selected by the MICHELIN Guide, bear witness to the importance of Mediterranean and market-inspired cuisine, both of which reflect the geography, historical changes and cultural influences in the Croatian capital over the centuries.
A city which has expanded over the centuries between the plain, the Sava river and Mount Medvednica and which has been moulded by a diversity of cultural influences, Zagreb and its historical, architectural and culinary attractions (chosen by the 2020 MICHELIN Guide) holds particular appeal for visitors during the Christian festival of Advent.