Michelin released yesterday the 2020 edition of the MICHELIN Guide Washington, D.C., recognizing 18 establishments that have been awarded one or more Michelin stars, including the addition of four one-star selections to the nation’s capital. The nearly 130 restaurants that appear in the MICHELIN Guide Washington, D.C. represent 36 cuisine types.
Our inspectors are especially impressed by the range and diversity of cuisine in Washington, D.C., which reflects Washington’s culture as a global crossroads for governments and travellers. Of the four new one-star restaurants recognized in the 2020 guide, two are contemporary, one Middle Eastern, and one Japanese, all offering rich and unique dining experiences and high-quality cooking.
The 2020 Bib Gourmand selection includes a total of 44 restaurants. 10 of them are new. The Bib Gourmands are awarded to restaurants that earn the attention of Michelin inspectors for offering good quality food at a good value.
Additionally, the 2020 MICHELIN Guide Washington, D.C. recognizes more than 120 restaurants with the Plate symbol, a designation given to restaurants that inspectors recommend to travellers and locals for a good meal with fresh ingredients and capable preparation.