Obama’s First Order of Business in Tokyo: Sushi From the Master President Obama with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan at a sushi bar in downtown Tokyo. The Sushi chef Masuda has spent over 9 years at Sukiyabashi Jiro. But Obama and his dining partner, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay), didn't appear to have trouble scoring seats at Sukiyabashi Jiro. Police officers control the traffic in front of the Sukiyabashi Jiro sushi restaurant at Ginza shopping district in Tokyo, on April 23, 2014, hours before US President Barack Obama… A famed Tokyo sushi restaurant where Barack Obama is said to have enjoyed the best sushi of his life has been dropped from the latest Michelin gourmet guide after it stopped accepting reservations from the general public. It was the first sushi restaurant in the world to receive three stars from the Michelin Guide, although it was removed from the Michelin Guide in November 2019 as it does not receive reservations from the general … Lilit Marcus, ... Obama stated that the sushi was the best he'd ever had. Tokyo's famous Sukiyabashi Jiro sushi restaurant removed from Michelin Guide. The restaurant is located in Omotesando, near Shibuya and Harajuku. When Barack Obama ate with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at three-Michelin-star Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo, he said it was the best sushi he’d ever had. … Sushi Saito in Tokyo, which was awarded three stars in the 2019 guide, was removed from the latest edition for the same reason. Mr. Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had an hour-and-a-half dinner at Sukibayashi Jiro in Tokyo's Ginza district Wednesday. The well-trained chef has opened his own restaurant Sushi Masuda (鮨 ます田) in 2014. On Wednesday night in Japan, President Barack Obama kicked off his Asian tour in a way that will make food lovers pretty jealous: With a meal at Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo, one of the world’s toughest reservations and perhaps its top sushi restaurant. President Obama managed to keep his dining etiquette in check Wednesday during dinner at Tokyo's famed sushi restaurant run by an authoritarian chef. Customers at … Sukiyabashi Jiro (すきやばし次郎, Sukiyabashi Jirō) is a sushi restaurant in Ginza, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan.It is owned and operated by sushi master Jiro Ono. Coordinates. TOKYO (AP) — President Barack Obama is getting a lesson in the art of sushi making at a famous Tokyo restaurant with hard-to-come-by reservations. U.S. Sukiyabashi Jiro — and its 88-year-old chef-owner Jiro Ono — was immortalized Sukiyabashi Jiro, immortalised in the 2011 documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi", has earned… Shortly after launching, Masuda has been soon renowned as one of the best sushi restaurants in Tokyo.