Michelin Reveals 2016 Nordic Guide; Two Restaurants Achieve 3-Star Status

February 24, 2016

New stars for Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.

Restaurant guidebook publisher and tire company Michelin just announced its latest batch of stars, unveiling the 2016 rankings for the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden. The most notable addition this year: Michelin has handed down two new three-star awards, marking the first three-star ratings to appear in the Nordic Guide.

The two restaurants to ascend to coveted three-star status this year are Maaemo in Oslo and Geranium in Copenhagen, both of which had two stars in the last guide. Despite all its prestige and acclaim, Noma, chef René Redzepi’s…