Lunch with M.

New Yorker staff writer John Colapinto gives us an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the rating process of the Michelin Guide. For the first time in its history, the company allowed a journalist to accompany one of its anonymous inspectors on a visit to a Michelin-rated restaurant. The article, "Lunch with M.," is in the November 23, 2009, issue of The New Yorker.