Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Stars for taste

Tokyo's night, flooded with sign neon, cars' flashing, lights from houses and buildings, seems to be too bright to see stars, even though under less humid and clearer air of autumn and winter.

But last night 191 stars of honor are brought to 153 Tokyo's restaurants by the Michelin Guide. Restaurants, receiving from three to one Michelin stars, has been announced last night by the Michelin, preceded by the launching of the Michelin guide of Tokyo, which is for the first time among Asian cities.

Eight restaurants got three stars, 28 two stars, 117 one star and the total number of stars in Tokyo is 191, exceeding 97 in Paris and 54 in NYC. According to the Michelin, Tokyo seems to be the best palatable city.

By the way, the restaurants with three stars are following:
Kanda, 神田, Japanese cusine
Syoju, 小十, Japanese cusine
Hamadaya, 濱田屋, Japanese cusine
Sukiyabashi Jiro, すきやばし次郎, sushi
Sushi Mizutani, 鮨 水谷, sushi
L'osier, ロオジエ, French cuisine
Joel Robuchon, ジョエル・ロブション, French cuisine
Quintessence, カンテサンス, French cuisine


At 5:32 PM, Anonymous Raquel said...

Hi Macky =O))

Yes, I heard the news in the Italian Radio Yesterday =O)).

I think Japanese restaurants get it with good reason. They care the appearance of the dishes, the quick and good service, and the hospitality. =O))

Congratulations to all them!!!


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