"I asked them, 'Are you joking? Why would Michelin come to my stall?"
Vikas Khanna calls it his "very humble" thank you.
Long before food was a fad and long before farm-to-table was something one said to impress one's date, North Pond Restaurant was creating dishes that aimed less to impress and more to satisfy by focusing on the natural goodness of local produce.
Director Michael Ellis visits HuffPost Live, and reveals it isn't all fun and games.
Paris is known for many things - historic monuments like the Eiffel Tower, prized museums like The Louvre, fashion icons like Chanel, and of course, its rich, delicious French cuisine.
The enchanting and sophisticated Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Photo: John Lee. The interview was conducted by Paolo Ortaggi