MICHELIN Guide Ceremony 1 minute 05 October 2023

All The Stars From The MICHELIN Guide Vancouver 2023

1 new One Star lands in the MICHELIN Guide Vancouver 2023.

MICHELIN Guide Ceremony Canada Vancouver Editor's Pick One MICHELIN Star

Earlier today, Vancouver's selection saw 1 new One Star and five new Bib Gourmands. Focused on a hyper-seasonal menu with an emphasis on Japanese traditions, Okeya Kyujiro manages to offer diners a unique theatrical omakase experience that's filled with highlights like chawanmushi  with cherry blossom and spicy firefly squid on a bamboo skewer. 

Joining the other eight One Star restaurants, Vancity's culinary landscape just got that much more delicious.


New One Star

Okeya Kyujiro
Cuisine: Japanese

Hosts dressed in stunning traditional clothing guide you to a dark room, lit only by the faintest glow from votive candles. A black curtain is raised ceremoniously only when the clock strikes the precise minute of your seating. These are the first clues that this is far from your typical omakase. From the premium, hyper-seasonal fish to the demonstration of sasagiri (traditional Japanese bamboo leaf carving), it is a memorable show from start to finish. Highlights include chawanmushi with cherry blossom, shatteringly crispy tempura sandbar fish, spicy firefly squid on a bamboo skewer, and a presentation of two uni petals from different Japanese waters served with seaweed jam. Sweet courses garner attention, especially wagashi, fashioned into a rose here.

Kasumi/Okeya Kyujiro
Kasumi/Okeya Kyujiro

Previous One Stars

AnnaLena
Cuisine: Contemporary

Barbara
Cuisine: Contemporary

Burdock & Co
Cuisine: Contemporary

iDen & QuanJuDe Beijing Duck House
Cuisine: Chinese

Allison Kuhl/AnnaLena
Allison Kuhl/AnnaLena

Kissa Tanto
Cuisine: Fusion

Masayoshi
Cuisine: Japanese

Published on Main
Cuisine: Contemporary

St. Lawrence
Cuisine: French

Hakan Burcuoglu/Kissa Tanto
Hakan Burcuoglu/Kissa Tanto

Hero image: Shuto Fujiwara/Okeya Kyujiro

Thumbnail: Kasumi/Okeya Kyujiro


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