Michelin Announces 2016 Stars for Spain and Portugal

November 30, 2015

Two more restaurants snagged a 2-star rating.

Michelin, producer of both tires and fancy restaurant guidebooks, has revealed its 2016 stars for Spain and Portugal. The guide’s authors note that this year, the highest number of newcomers hailed from the Andalusia and Catalonia regions of Spain. Eight restaurants including Akelaŕe, Arzak, Azurmendi, El Celler de Can Roca, DiverXO, Martín Berasategui, Quique Dacosta and Sant Pau maintained their three-star status. Coque in Madrid and Zaranda at the Castell Son Claret hotel in Mallorca were also added to this year’s two-star category, for a total of 23 two-star restaurants. Additionally, 15 newcomers were…