The 2019 recipients of Michelin Stars, one of the highest culinary honors, have been announced for New York City.

If you're unfamiliar with the Michelin Star award, no problem. I'm here to help you out, and hopefully, lead you to a sensational meal. The Michelin Star is a culinary award from you guessed it, Michelin Tires. It's an award for food and how worthy of the trip there it is.

Michelin Stars are awarded to restaurants in the 4 most visited cities in the United States, as well as other cities in the world. In the U.S., restaurants in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington D.C.

So if you like food, and don't mind a trip into the city, you might want to check out these Michelin Star winning restaurants.

Here are the 3 Michelin Star recipients in New York City:

A 3 Michelin Star restaurant is described as "exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey"

Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare
Eleven Madison Park
Le Bernardin (I've been dying to go here!)
Masa
Per Se

Here are the 2 Michelin Star recipients in New York City:

A 2 Michelin Star restaurant is described as "excellent cooking, worth a detour"

Aquavit
Aska
Atera
Blanca
Daniel
Gabriel Kreuther
Ichimura at Uchū
Jean-Georges
Jungsik
Ko
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon
Marea
The Modern
Sushi Ginza Onodera
Tetsu Basement ( which is apparently closed)

Here are the 1 Michelin Star recipients in New York City:

A 1 Michelin Star restaurant is described as "high-quality cooking, worth a stop!"

Agern
Ai Fiori
Aldea
Atomix
Babbo
Bar Uchū
Bâtard
Blue Hill
Bouley at Home
Café Boulud
Café China
Carbone
Casa Enrique
Casa Mono
Caviar Russe
Claro
The Clocktower
Contra
Cote
Del Posto
Faro
The Finch
Gotham Bar and Grill
Gramercy Tavern
Günter Seeger NY
Hirohisa
Jeju Noodle Bar
Jewel Bako
Junoon
Kajitsu
Kanoyama
Kosaka
Kyo Ya
L’Appart
Le Coucou
Le Grill de Joël Robuchon
Meadowsweet
The Musket Room
Nix
Noda
NoMad
Okuda
Oxomoco
Peter Luger
The River Café
Satsuki
Sushi Amane
Sushi Inoue
Sushi Nakazawa
Sushi Noz
Sushi Yasuda
Tempura Matsui
Tuome
Uncle Boons
Wallsé
ZZ’s Clam Bar