It’s a great day for Hungary! We got our first Michelin Star, along with four “Bib Gourmands”. The following Budapest restaurants were recognized by the famous Michelin Guide: Costes - Michelin Star; 21 Restaurant, Arcade Bistro, Bock Bistro and Csalogány 26 - Bib Gourmand Qualification. The prestigious recognitions were reported by The Wall Street Journal:
Costes Becomes First Hungarian Restaurant to Get Michelin Star - Mar/16/2010
“Costes, a restaurant located in Budapest, became the first in Hungary, and the second in the central and Eastern European region after Prague’s Allegro, to own a Michelin-star, Hungarian gastronomy blog Otthon edes said.
Costes, which offers a fusion cuisine of modern international and Hungarian dishes, is partly owned by festival tycoon Karoly Gerendai, the founding father of Hungary’s most popular summer festival Sziget…” Read the whole article