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2006
TOP 40 RESTAURANTS IN THE U.S.

MICHEL RICHARD CITRONELLE
Washington, D.C.

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Michel Richard, one of the pioneers in revolutionizing French-California cuisine, started his career making pastries in his native France. After coming to the U.S. in 1974, he moved around for a while, from
Santa Fe to Los Angeles, eventually setting down roots in Washington, D.C. His ingenious modern French cooking assures Citronelle’s position as a culinary mecca.


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