How Michelin Tires Came to Give Out Michelin Stars

In case you didn’t know, the same company that makes Michelin tires is the company that rates restaurants with Michelin stars. How this came about is a rather interesting story. Adam Ragusea explains the history of the French company, which was once so all-encompassing that it had its hand in everything to do with travel. When that hand withdrew from many of those interests, two very different namesakes remained. That’s why the tire company also rates the finest restaurants in the world. -via Digg

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