Food itself is more important than ever when it comes to dishing out AAA diamonds This sturgeon and sauerkraut tart is a showstopper at newly listed AAA five diamond restaurant Gabriel Kreuther in New York

Food itself is more important than ever when it comes to dishing out AAA diamonds. This sturgeon and sauerkraut tart is a showstopper at newly listed AAA five diamond restaurant Gabriel Kreuther in New York.

AAA alters ratings standards to reflect current trends

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The way AAA evaluates restaurants is changing to reflect a better-educated consumer and less interest among the public in the trappings of formal dining.

Earlier this week, the association released an updated version of its restaurant Approval Requirements & Diamond Rating Guidelines. That's the tool AAA inspectors use to evaluate restaurants.

Michael Petrone, AAA’s director of content development, says food-related criteria will carry more weight than has been the

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