Michelin Red Guide 1995: France

Michelin Red Guide 1995: France

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  • Hardback | 1313 pages
  • 119.38 x 193.04 x 38.1mm | 725.74g
  • Michelin Travel Publications
  • Watford, United Kingdom
  • Revised edition
  • maps, 521 town plans, table
  • 2060064597
  • 9782060064598

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When I first went to France in the late 1950s, travellers were advised on arriving at a hotel to casually display the Michelin Guide when they checked in (presumably with the subtle blackmail threat of sending in a negative report to the inspector if things weren't comme il faut). Despite useful rivalry from the Logis de France guide (for small hotels) and the Gault-Millau (for certain sorts of restaurant), the big fat red one is still the starting-point for where to stay and eat. As long as you remember that the number of knives and forks accorded to a restaurant entry is solely an indicator of comfort, not quality of food. Review by Julian Barnes, whose books include 'Cross Channel' (Kirkus UK)
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