Kohaku obtains three stars in the Michelin Guide Tokyo 2016

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 1st December 2015
Today Michelin unveiled its highly anticipated Michelin Guide Tokyo 2016, which sees Kohaku, a Japanese restaurant, promoted from two stars to a three star restaurant. kohaku low resThis now takes the total of three star restaurants in Japan up to 13, with the previous 12 all upholding their three star standards. Michelin’s three star award is defined as 'exceptional cuisine, worth the special journey!' and is a privilege held by only 100 or so restaurants in the world. Amongst the other recommended hotels and restaurants in the guide, there has been a number of movers. There are three new two stars, two of which are promoted from one star: Beige Alain Ducasse – a French restaurant and Momonoki-Chinese. And one is a new addition: Dominique Bouchet-French. There are 17 new one stars, two of which were promoted from a Bib Gourmand: Da Olmo-Italian and Tsuta-Ramen. For Tsuta this is quite an achievement, becoming the first Ramen restaurant to join the Michelin Guide’s lists of one stars. The new edition features 599 establishments, including 39 hotels and 560 restaurants. The selection comprises: • 13 three stars restaurants (of which 1 has been promoted) • 51 two stars restaurants (of which 1 is new, 2 have been promoted) • 153 one star restaurants (of which 15 are new, 2 have been promoted) • 343 Bib gourmand restaurants (of which 83 are new )

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 1st December 2015

Kohaku obtains three stars in the Michelin Guide Tokyo 2016