Sacramento’s lone Michelin star went to a favorite. As the most expensive, hardest-to-book restaurant in town, The Kitchen was always a solid bet to walk away with a star in the first statewide Michelin guide.
Other local institutions like Kru, Hawks and The Firehouse walked away empty-handed, though. And front-runners such as Ella, Localis and Grange were included in the guide as “Plates” — meaning Michelin critics thought they were very good, but not great.
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