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The Restaurant at Meadowood, a legendary Napa Valley Resort, has earned top honors from the Michelin’s 5th annual San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country Restaurant 2011 Guide...
Late last year, when The Restaurant at Meadowood received its first three-star rating from the Michelin Guide, critics and foodies alike gave Chef Christopher Kostow much of the credit.
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Michelin Bestows Three Stars
The Restaurant at Meadowood in St. Helena joins Thomas Keller’s celebrated Yountville dining room, The French Laundry, in the top tier of Bay Area restaurants, earning three stars from the prestigious Michelin Guide. The two Napa Valley dining destinations are the only restaurants receiving three stars in the Michelin Guide San Francisco, Bay Area & Wine Country 2011, which is hitting book store shelves and online lists Wednesday. “We’re thrilled,” said Christopher Kostow, chef at The Restaurant at Meadowood since February, 2008. “I’m as happy for my staff as I am myself. This is a great thing to share with other people.”
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