News & Views
With 446 restaurants listed – including 2 new restaurants with Three Stars, 2 with Two Stars and 18 with One Star – as well as 34 hotels and ryokans, the Japanese capital continues to be one of the most dynamic and attractive destinations in the world for food and hospitality.
Three stars are the reward for the dazzling career of Kei Kobayashi, as he becomes the first Japanese chef in the history of the Michelin Guide to achieve the ultimate award in France. Here is an aesthete burning with enthusiasm.
The 12th edition of the guide to Kyoto Osaka recognises 265 establishments listed in Kyoto and 222 establishments in Osaka, as well as a brand new selection for the Okayama region. The Green Star makes its debut as a new emblem highlighting Sustainable Gastronomy.
They overcame poverty, cancer and self-doubt to pursue their passion for the food business. We celebrate their stories.