Find out Why the Michelin Darling Grace Abruptly Closed This Week

Find out Why the Michelin Darling Grace Abruptly Closed This Week
  • Grace’s closure is an example of the complicated relationship of chef and restaurant owners.

  • Closure of Michelin darling, Grace, is a hard hit on Chicago’s restaurant scene.

After a five-year run, Grace, one of two of Chicago’s highest rated Michelin restaurants, has closed abruptly on Wednesday.

he drastic decision took place after head chef Curtis Duffy and general manager Michael Muser confirmed they were parting ways with the restaurant.

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Michelin Awards SF Restaurants Record Number of Stars

Michelin released its most recent guide last month, awarding fifty restaurants with the much coveted Michelin Stars. And this year, Michelin awarded a record number of stars to San Francisco restaurants. Seasonal driven restaurant Manresa became the fifth restaurant in Northern California to receive three stars, joining Benu, Saison, the French Laundry and the Restaurant at Meadowood.

Campton Place and Commis both received two Michelin stars, while thirty-eight local restaurants received one star awards. Newcomers to the guide include Mourad, Aziza, Octavia, the Lazy Bear, and Kin Khao. Read More