If you're looking for lobster flan or confit of beef with black truffle you won't find it at the Bouche à Oreille in Bourges. They do however make a decent lasagna. A workmen’s cafe in central France was overwhelmed with phone calls from gourmet diners wanting to book tables after it was awarded a Michelin star — by mistake, it later turned out.
“Suddenly, we were rushed off our feet. Reporters were coming in and then my son phoned me from Paris, where he lives. He almost died laughing. I had regulars and friends phoning up and asking why I hadn’t told them we’d won a Michelin star,” the café owner said.More here