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A Vision of Michelin Three-Star Dining After the Pandemic

“At the reopening people will be happy, but that doesn’t mean they want to go to fine dining and spend a lot of money.”

La Noix de Saint-Jacques aux Herbes
slow-roasted hand-picked scallop served with autumn herbs and aromates.
La Noix de Saint-Jacques aux Herbes slow-roasted hand-picked scallop served with autumn herbs and aromates.

Photographer: Joanna Ossinger/Bloomberg

Sebastien Lepinoy’s restaurant will survive the era of Covid-19. He just isn’t yet sure what that will mean.

The chef of Les Amis, one of Singapore’s two three-star Michelin restaurants, is planning to reopen once Singapore’s Covid-19 prevention measures ease. About 75% of his diners are locals anyway, he said, so he isn’t as worried as a place might be that relies more heavily on tourists.