How many here have eaten foods prepared by a michelin star chef ?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Czech, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. Czech

    Czech Active Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2011
    Messages:
    991
    Likes Received:
    61
    Overrated , or what ?
     
  2. Dick Fitzwell

    Dick Fitzwell Opinions are like assholes ... and so am I

    Reputations:
    1,905
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    6,495
    Likes Received:
    14,613
  3. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker Streptococcus Gingivitis Halllllllllllllitosis

    Reputations:
    3,789
    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2012
    Messages:
    10,195
    Likes Received:
    7,686
    Why ?
     
  4. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker Streptococcus Gingivitis Halllllllllllllitosis

    Reputations:
    3,789
    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2012
    Messages:
    10,195
    Likes Received:
    7,686
    Rémy described the French Michelin inspector's life as lonely, underpaid drudgery, driving around France for weeks on end, dining alone, under intense pressure to file detailed reports on strict deadlines. He maintained that the guide had become lax in its standards.

    Seems cruel to treat inspectors in this fashion
     
  5. Dream Theater

    Dream Theater DAWGS E-BULLY Squad Gold

    Reputations:
    20,277
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    27,360
    Likes Received:
    47,405
    Wahhhhhh!!! I get underpaid to drive around and eat for a living! And I'm so lonely! Waaaaaahhhhhh!
     
  6. Chriza

    Chriza The One Man Gangbang VIP

    Reputations:
    1,747
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    26,903
    Likes Received:
    11,553
    I'm guessing no one.
     
  7. Teabag

    Teabag ◬ High Sperm Count ◬ VIP

    Reputations:
    61
    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2012
    Messages:
    6,619
    Likes Received:
    3,603
    Nope
     
  8. Thelonious Davis

    Thelonious Davis Magical negro.

    Reputations:
    126
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    22,975
    Likes Received:
    4,697
    I just saw that burnt movie. The judges were crazy with their methods.
     
  9. jdwhatever

    jdwhatever Fesh Gold

    Reputations:
    12,739
    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2012
    Messages:
    156,206
    Likes Received:
    12,889
  10. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,387
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    21,571
    Likes Received:
    6,387
  11. Czech

    Czech Active Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2011
    Messages:
    991
    Likes Received:
    61
    Did you enjoy the movie ? I've also watched it and my feeling is that it's interesting and well made .
     
    Thelonious Davis likes this.
  12. PullMyFinger

    PullMyFinger Hors d'oeuvre Addict VIP

    Reputations:
    71
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2010
    Messages:
    11,797
    Likes Received:
    1,355
    Been to a bunch of 1s and a few 2s. Never been to a 3 star though.

    As far as overrated, I'm a steak and potatoes guy, so most of the sushi and french cuisine places didn't appeal to me.

    More of a personal preference thing though.
     
    GLguygardner likes this.
  13. Thelonious Davis

    Thelonious Davis Magical negro.

    Reputations:
    126
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    22,975
    Likes Received:
    4,697
    Yeah it definitely shows how stressful it is to work in a high end kitchen.
     
  14. WillyBest

    WillyBest Achiever Gold

    Reputations:
    36,316
    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2012
    Messages:
    26,043
    Likes Received:
    27,736
    Same here, 1s and 2s, never a 3. Great food!
     
  15. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker Streptococcus Gingivitis Halllllllllllllitosis

    Reputations:
    3,789
    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2012
    Messages:
    10,195
    Likes Received:
    7,686
    I've driven past the 3 star French laundry in Yountville a dozen times or so, does that count ?
     
  16. Czech

    Czech Active Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2011
    Messages:
    991
    Likes Received:
    61
    Yes , it's all the same
     
  17. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    87,560
    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2010
    Messages:
    61,905
    Likes Received:
    27,288
    I sat at the chef's table at Charlie Trotters for my brother's 50th birthday, before Trotter died, it was pretty amazing
     
  18. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    41,103
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    183,307
    Likes Received:
    105,125
    GoshGeeGolly, GLguygardner and Gomez like this.
  19. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,387
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    21,571
    Likes Received:
    6,387

    makes her tits fat
     
    DarkFriday and GLguygardner like this.
  20. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

    Reputations:
    9,270
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    63,845
    Likes Received:
    22,554
    years ago i had dinner with The Donald (when he still had The Yacht). All the chefs at the Water Club were Michelin rated. The veal still tastes like veal.
     
    Dream Theater likes this.