Tag Archive for The French Laundry

Chevalier Thomas Keller

Chef Thomas Keller joined a select group this year when he was named a chevalier by the French Legion of Honor. Only two other Americans who work in food have received that honor, Julia Child and Alice Waters. Keller celebrated the award at a recent ceremony at his Napa Valley restaurant, The French Laundry in…

Star-studded dining

The new Michelin Guide rankings are out for the San Francisco Bay area and there are two surprises. One is that The French Laundry finally has company in the three-star bracket with The Restaurant at Meadowood also making it into that hallowed rank. Congrats to Chef Christopher Kostow and his innovative cuisine. The other is that Chez Panisse in Berkeley…