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Michelin Is Launching a Bangkok Guide. There Are a Lot of Ways for It to Go Wrong

Which restaurants get to be star-worthy? The Michelin Man is a familiar sight on Thai highways, a popular decoration on freight trucks where glow-in-the-dark statuettes of the cheery tire mascot wai (a gesture where palms are pressed together as a greeting or sign of respect) at passing motorists. Now the French tire company is preparing to make its mark on Bangkok restaurants, announcing in February that the city’s Michelin Guide will arrive by the end of 2017.
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