Michelin Ratings come to Los Angeles

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Though we're sort of stepping on our big sister's toes over at The Kitchen, It's a big week for Los Angeles with the first ever Michelin Rating guide coming to the city of angels. The Michelin Guide ratings 1-3 stars have long been used in Europe where you ain't nothin' with out your stars.

Whether or not you like you are a full blown foodie, or just like to treat yourself to a nice meal once in a while The Michelin Guide could lead you to a new place you've never been or reinforced a desire to go to a place you've long heard of.

Sadly, we didn't get any three stars, but sometimes it's good to aspire to something greater.

What the stars mean:
One star: "A very good restaurant in its category"
Two stars: "Excellent cooking and worth a detour"
Three stars: "Exceptional cuisine and worth the journey"

LOS ANGELES

Two-star restaurants

Mélisse, Santa Monica
Spago, Beverly Hills
Urasawa, Beverly Hills

One-star restaurants

Asanebo, Studio City
Cut, Beverly Hills
Joe's, Venice
La Botte, Santa Monica
Matsuhisa, Beverly Hills
Mori Sushi, West Los Angeles
Ortolan, Los Angeles
Patina, Los Angeles
Providence, Los Angeles
Ritz-Carlton Huntington Dining Room, Pasadena
Saddle Peak Lodge, Calabasas
Sona, West Hollywood
Trattoria Tre Venezie, Pasadena
Valentino, Santa Monica
Water Grill, Los Angeles

Via Eater LA