Now including Nara! MICHELIN Guide Kyoto Osaka Kobe 2012 helps travelers find great places to eat and stay, with rigorously-researched recommendations to approximately 200 restaurants and 70 places to stay including hotels and traditional Japanese ryokans. Updated annually, the guide appeals to all tastes and budgets. Anonymous, experienced inspectors carefully select restaurants, using the celebrated Michelin food star-rating system. Travelers can rely on Michelin since only the best make the cut.