A private room at Jin Sha at the Four Seasons hotel in Hangzhou. The restaurant received a three-diamond rating – the highest possible – in the 2018 Black Pearl Restaurant Guide, a guide to the best restaurants in China published by Meituan-Dianping. Photos: Cedric Tan

Why Michelin shouldn’t make China restaurant guides and the ones locals are more likely to turn to

  • Michelin inspectors unlikely to appreciate the many styles of Chinese cuisine, say Chinese foodies and industry experts
  • Guides like the Black Pearl book are known for adopting a more Chinese perspective. Plus: Black Pearl’s 10 top rated restaurants in China.
Topic |   Food and Drinks

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A private room at Jin Sha at the Four Seasons hotel in Hangzhou. The restaurant received a three-diamond rating – the highest possible – in the 2018 Black Pearl Restaurant Guide, a guide to the best restaurants in China published by Meituan-Dianping. Photos: Cedric Tan
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