By Adam H. Graham / Pictures by James Jackman for The Wall Road Journal

THE MEDIA has a fixation with what it calls Florida Man. Some alternative headlines embody: “Florida Man Throws Gator By a Wendy’s Drive-Via Window” and “Florida Man Fills Automobile With Frozen Iguanas To Prepare dinner, However They Thawed, Woke Up and Attacked Him.” You’d be forgiven for assuming that residents of the Sunshine State are extra involved about what may eat them than what they may eat.

However that modified in June 2022, when the France-based Michelin Information launched its inaugural foray into Florida.