Dubai restaurants earn Middle East's first Michelin stars

Eleven Dubai restaurants were awarded the first Michelin stars in the Middle East on Tuesday as dozens of the city’s eateries made it into the prestigious gastronomic guide.

Two restaurants were given two-star ratings, another nine gained one star and 14 received the Bib Gourmand for value-for-money gourmet fare.

Dubai, the United Arab Emirates’ commercial hub, joins a growing number of cities worldwide covered by the coveted French listings.