Germany's Valley of The Stars

If all that comes to mind when you think of Black Forest cuisine is Schwarzwälderkirschtorte—a cream-slathered, towering cherry-studded cake—then you need to go to Baiersbronn. This small town of some 16,000 is Germany's No. 1 destination for gourmands from all over Europe and beyond, thanks to the presence of three outstanding restaurants with six Michelin stars between them.

Sometimes fondly called the Dorf der Sterne (Village of the Stars), picturesque Baiersbronn nestles in the lovely, wooded Murg Valley some 50 km south of Baden-Baden. Harald Wohlfahrt runs the opulent three-star Schwarzwaldstube restaurant, which sports regional oak furniture...

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