We've already given you a glimpse of how the inspection process works, but now we want to peel back the curtain a little more to give you additional insight into what's going through the minds of our famously anonymous inspectors. The easiest way to do that? Following one of their Twitter accounts (Chicago, New York or California) or staying up to date with their latest Instagram posts. And yes, these are real inspectors sharing their personal thoughts.
If seasons were fruits and vegetables.
I like to think of our four seasons as citrus, asparagus, berries & stonefruit #inspectordiaries #foodforthought— Michelin Guide (@MichelinGuideCA) May 23, 2019
High praise for Chiko in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Dishwashers are the backbone of every restaurant.
Absolutely love that #MomofukuKo lists its entire team on the website starting w/ the head dishwasher. Just one question though, what exactly does the position Agent of Chaos entail? @momofuku @davidchang #TwoMichelinStars— Michelin Guide (@MichelinGuideNY) May 9, 2019
The perfect summertime treat.
Wonder why service slowed down? Maybe it's your selfies to blame.
Props to the waiter who waited patiently with a mise tray of wine glasses while the guests took ALL their selfies #servicelife— Michelin Guide (@MichelinGuideNY) May 23, 2019
This is one of the prettiest plates of food I've seen in some time.
Meet you at Pinch Chinese for happy hour tonight?
The #PekingDuck @PinchChinese was a delicious surprise! And their happy hour? Insanely affordable + tons of fun! #bibgourmand— Michelin Guide (@MichelinGuideNY) May 7, 2019
Have you ever had baked feta before?
"If they aren't fresh, don't serve them," should always be included in a restaurant's list of cardinal rules.
The last bites of #mignardise from a meal leave a lasting impression. If they aren't fresh, don't serve them #StaleMacaron— Michelin Guide (@MichelinGuideCH) May 9, 2019
Have you made it to Kith and Kin in D.C. yet?
Sounds like a great day to me!
Cold #oysters on the bay make for an excellent day in #Marin— Michelin Guide (@MichelinGuideCA) May 8, 2019
For all the New Yorkers that are "backyard-challenged," make a trip to Hometown Bar-B-Que to sate your barbecue fix.
Talk about sweet (and sometimes savory) dreams.
Am I the only person who dreams about perfect #souffles? Tall rise, no cracks, creamy center, golden top #FoodForThought— Michelin Guide (@MichelinGuideCH) May 14, 2019