May 28, 2019 – Yafa Mediterranean restaurant in Carmel today became the first and only restaurant in the Monterey Bay area to ever win the prestigious Michelin Bib Gourmand designation. The award means Yafa is an especially good value, offering two excellent courses plus wine or dessert for $40 or under.
Michelin has never covered restaurants in our area before and its new California Guide due out next week includes the Monterey area. But a single Bib Gourmand listing is disappointing and makes us wonder how much time the Michelin inspectors actually spent here. While Yafa is a deserving honoree, surely there are others that fit that category as well.
Other areas that are new to the Michelin Guide seemed to receive more attention. For example, Orange County received five … Read More