Now including Kobe! MICHELIN Guide Kyoto Osaka Kobe 2011 helps travelers find great places to eat and stay, with obsessively-researched recommendations to more than 200 hotels and restaurants, including ryokans (traditional Japanese guesthouses). This guide, updated annually, appeals to all tastes and budgets. Local, anonymous, professional inspectors carefully select restaurants, using the celebrated Michelin food star-rating system. The guide is not a directory-only the best make the cut; so travelers can feel confident in their choices.