28 Nov '13, 8am

Kichisen, the latest 3 star Michelin restaurant in Japan:

This restaurant is near to the Shimogamo-jinja shrine, a UNESCO world heritage site, on the outskirts of Kyoto. This is next to the forest of Tadasu-no-mori, the last remnants of a 2,000 year old woodland. Yoshimi Tanigawa is the head chef of Kichisen, which was promoted to three Michelin stars in the 2014 guide. The style is kaiseki, and the restaurant has counter seating for up to five as well as small private dining rooms. The meal begins with a little sake as a welcome, and an appetiser. Ours was a small slab of crabmeat laced with ginger, a mushroom and okra, with a small bowl of tiny sea bream. The crab had superb flavour, the bream excellent, though I was less sure about the okra, a vegetable that I really like but here had a gelatinous consistency (17/20). Next was a savoury umami flan, with a slice of sea bream and also a sliver of matsutake mushroom. This was lov...

Full article: http://www.andyhayler.com/restaurant/kichisen

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