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Sukiyabashi Jiro

Acclaimed food writer and personality Anthony Bourdain lists this Tokyo sushi eatery as one of his favorite restaurants ever, and even calls it possibly "the best sushi on earth." Although the sushi is on the pricey side, the restaurant itself is humble. Located in the basement of an old Tokyo building, Sukiyabashi doesn't accept credit cards and it doesn't even have a menu.

Instead, for the past 50 years, Chef Jiro has focused his energy on providing the best fresh, precisely-cut sushi to his customers. Bourdain writes that every piece of fish is served at precisely the right temperature, and even the rice and seaweed are of the highest quality.

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