Today Michelin announced the newest stars in Tokyo, Yokohama, and Shonan. There are 6 new two stars, 16 new one starsion the 6th edition of the Michelin Guide for the Metropolis area. 2 restaurants were promoted from one to two stars.
Here is the list of three star restaurants:
Azabu Yukimura – Japanese
Esaki – Japanese contemporary
Ginza Koju – Japanese
Ishikawa – Japanese
Joël Robuchon – French Contemporary
Kanda – Japanese
Quintessence – French Contemporary
Ryugin – Japanese contemporary
7 chome Kyoboshi – Tempura
Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten – Sushi
Sushi Mizutani – Sushi
Sushi Saito – Sushi
Sushi Yoshitake – Sushi
Usukifugu Yamadaya – Fugu
and, Koan in Shonan for Japanese cuisine
There is a total of 15 3 star restaurants in the Tokyo area. There are only 100 restaurants in the world that are currently holding Michelin 3 stars.
As for the number of 3 star restaurants dropping from 17 last year to 15 this year. Hamadaya, lost one star but retains two stars. The other, Araki, a sushi restaurant is not included in the red guide at all this year as the restaurant is closing. Reports say that Araki may open in London in the future but this has not been confirrmed.
For the full list, click here.