[PARIS] A French chef who had shocked the culinary world by handing back his Michelin stars was stunned Monday to find himself back in the prestigious guide's new edition....

[LOS ANGELES] French chef Dominique Crenn on Thursday became the first woman in the United States to earn three Michelin stars for her modernist San Francisco restaurant Atelier Crenn.

IF THERE were speech bubbles floating above the heads of every chef at the Michelin Guide gala dinner on Wednesday night, they might have read something like this: