Every year, thousands of people pay more than $350 to eat sushi at a 10-seater restaurant in a Tokyo subway station, making reservations at least a month in advance to dine at one of the few fast-food stands in the world to earn three stars from the Michelin guide. The proprietor, Jiro Ono, is in his mid-80s, and has spent his life innovating and refining, always asking himself, “What defines deliciousness?” David Gelb’s documentary Jiro Dreams Of Sushi shows what a meal at Sukiyabashi Jiro is like: each morsel prepared simply and perfectly, then replaced by another as soon.
Tiny ten-seat canteens shoved into subway stations tend to be the dingy stuff of late-night fast food runs after six too many beers. But there are always exceptions and, in the case of Jiro Ono’s lilliputian sushi restaurant in Toky... Read Post
At a tiny sushi bar in a Tokyo subway... 85 year old Jiro Ono is renowned as the world's greatest sushi chef and filmmaker David Gelb has made a documentary about him. Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a doc about father and son sushi masters... Read Post
Jiro Dreams Of Sushi profiles 85 year-old Jiro Ono, the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi restaurant located in a Tokyo subway station. Sushi lovers come from all over world — calling months in advance to reserve a se... Read Post