Japan’s coastal Tokai area is the Michelin information’s newest topic. The French tire firm granted stars to 68 eating places in Japan’s Aichi, Gifu, and Mie prefectures. The brand new information provides to Japan’s already substantial variety of Michelin stars: In Tokyo, there are 230 starred eating places (essentially the most of any metropolis), Kyoto has 103 Michelin stars, and Osaka has 97.
The brand new information options three eating places with three stars, Michelin’s highest rank: Sushi Ueda and Hijikata, each in Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, and Komada, a sushi restaurant within the seaside metropolis of Ise in Mie Prefecture.
There are 14 eating places with two Michelin stars, together with kaiseki eating places Kaiseki Hachisen in Nagoya and Kaiseki Kamimura in Ise; Nagoya sushi spots Sushi Shunbi Nishikawa and Sushi Hijikata; and tempura specialist Tempura Niitome, additionally in Nagoya. The Michelin weblog factors out that one Chinese language restaurant and two French eating places made the two-star listing: Gifu metropolis restaurant Shosaichuka Hiro, and Nagoya eating places La Vagabonde and Memory, respectively. It must be famous that Michelin inspectors love French superb eating simply as a lot if no more than Japanese — France boasts 632 eating places with Michelin stars.
The remaining 51 eating places among the many starred choices sit on the one-star rank. As at all times, the information contains quite a few Bib Gourmand choices. Within the Aichi-Gifu-Mie information, that’s eating places serving meals below 5,000 Yen. There are 102 of them, together with a couple of serving hitsumabushi, a dish of eel over rice that’s a Nagoya specialty. Keep tuned for the total listing of Aichi-Gifu-Mie stars.
• Michelin Information Aichi-Gifu-Mie 2019 Choice [Michelin]