\" \" The Inn at Little Washington in D.C. is the city's only restaurant to earn three Michelin Stars for 2019. Inn at Little WashingtonFourteen restaurants in Washington, D.C. got coveted Michelin stars on Sept. 13, 2018, including the city's first three-starred restaurant — The Inn at Little Washington. But the Michelin Guide didn't start out as the iconic fine dining guide we know of today. So what does it take for a restaurant and chef to earn a prestigious Michelin star (or three)? Now That's Cool What does a Michelin star mean?