• Miso-marinated black cod wrapped in hoba leaf. Photograph by Walter Shintani.
      Miso-marinated black cod wrapped in hoba leaf. Photograph by Walter Shintani.
    • A signature cocktail, the barrel-aged Nyusatsu Negroni. Photograph by Walter Shintani.
      A signature cocktail, the barrel-aged Nyusatsu Negroni. Photograph by Walter Shintani.
    • Take a seat at the sushi bar. Photograph by Walter Shintani.
      Take a seat at the sushi bar. Photograph by Walter Shintani.
    • A table setting and an artfully composed dish of sliced seared tuna, chilli daikon, and ponzu sauce. Photograph by Walter Shintani.
      A table setting and an artfully composed dish of sliced seared tuna, chilli daikon, and ponzu sauce. Photograph by Walter Shintani.
    • Shelves of sake line the walls. Photograph by Walter Shintani.
      Shelves of sake line the walls. Photograph by Walter Shintani.

    Issue 8: Dubai

    The refined Japanese cuisine and the people watching are both world class at this high-design Financial District hotspot. Named one of the 50 Best Restaurants in the World in 2012, it’s the perfect place to head when you’re craving a lunch of miso-marinated cod in the company of Emirs and other power brokers.