Michelin Guide excludes world’s ‘most popular’ sushi restaurants

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 4:49pm

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Tokyo restaurants Sukiyabashi Jiro and Sushi Saito were each given three stars in the 2019 Michelin Guide. But in 2020? They’re not even included in the book after they decided to close off reservations from the public, and open access is a prerequisite for inclusion. Restaurant critic Andy Hayler tells host Marco Werman how private membership restaurants have become common in Japan.