Michelin Stars Announced for Italy

2013 stars bring Italy's three-star total to seven

One week after Michelin announced its 2013 stars for Germany, and only one day after Chicago received it’s stars, Michelin has announced the 2013 star for Italy, according to Bloomberg.

The newest restaurant to be awarded three stars is Chef Enrico Crippa’s Piazza Duomo in Alba, which brought the total three-star restaurant count for Italy up to seven. Three new two-star restaurants, Antica Osteria Cera in Campagna Lupia/Lughetto, Agli Amici in Udine/Godia, and La Trota in Rivodutri, were also added, giving Italy a total of 39 two-Michelin star restaurants. 

The Michelin Guide to Italy 2013 edition, which is available Jan. 16 also includes 261 restaurants that were awarded one star.

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Nikki Maniscalco is  Junior Writer at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @NikkiMarie2116