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Japan Top List of Michelin 3 Star Restaurants

Michelin Lists… They’re for the wealthiest to eat food and experience the taste of great but expensive. Japan now tops France as the country with the most three star restaurants. The list is to come out in December. (WSJ – Michelin List) Perennial winner, Sukiyabashi Jiro, as seen in a previous interview, boasts three stars by the oldest of chefs. The documentary, Jiro Dreams of Sushi is set to come out next year into theaters. Read the interview with director David Gelb, here.

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Interview: David Gelb Director of Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Most of us have eaten sushi in one form or another. I’d like to think that I’m fairly adept, my mother owning a sushi restaurant for decades in Santa Monica. I’ve seen the rise of the American sushi movement from the early 80s. Sushi is now available everywhere, from your local supermarkets to the secret sushi locations that feature high end everything at unpublished, market rate prices. People talk about them, as if they’re holding onto a secret. Yet one place stands alone at the top of the rugged mountain of sushi establishments, and it’s Sukiyabashi Jiro – a restaurant that’s garnered back to back Michelin three star ratings in 2008 and 2009. It’s the food lovers holy grail. Filmmaker...

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