Bibendum has returned to the Golden State, just as California’s restaurants have returned with gusto. The French-owned guide paused its awards amid the pandemic, but announced earlier this year that both its much-cherished stars and other awards, including the Bib Gourmands, would return. New York’s results were announced in May. Now, it’s the West Coast’s turn.
Below are the California restaurant honorees that are available to book on Resy — from newly starred hits (Addison, Marlena) to established heavy hitters (Atelier Crenn, Taco Maria) to a host of excellent Bib Gourmands, a designation meant to represent more casual and affordable dining (San Francisco’s Routier, Konbi in L.A.).