The 2015 Tokyo Michelin Guide is out and is available online for free:
This is a nice reminder to what a wonderful food city Tokyo is.
Michelin Tokyo by the numbers:
12 3-star restaurants (one was promoted)
53 2-star restaurants
161 1-star restaurants
325 restaurants providing good value, quality food for less than 5,000 JPY
213 new entries to the guide
8 restaurants less than 1,500 JPY with Michelin stars
118 restaurants less than 1,500 JPY good value restaurants
Some other notables
Makimura was promoted from 2 to 3 stars.
Harutaka, one of my favorite sushi restaurants, was promoted from 1 to 2 stars.
L’Effervescence was promoted from 1 to 2 stars.
L’Osier, closed for 2 1/2 years, has come back with 2 stars.
Tapas Molecular Bar at the Mandarin Oriental is new with 1 star.
There are lots of new entries in the great value restaurants, too many to even comment on.