The Michelin Guide first branched out into Asia with a Tokyo version. Photo: AFP

Criticism, controversies, suicides: a brief history of the Michelin Guide

  • First published in France in 1900, the Michelin Guide now lists around 20,000 international restaurants, with about 100 attaining three stars
  • But the guide is not without controversy, with allegations of bias, snobbery and of putting too much pressure on chefs
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The Michelin Guide first branched out into Asia with a Tokyo version. Photo: AFP
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