• Miso-marinated black cod wrapped in hoba leaf. Photography by Walter Shintani.

    • A signature cocktail, the barrel-aged Nyusatsu Negroni.Photography by Walter Shintani.

    • Take a seat at the sushi bar. Photography by Walter Shintani.

    • A table setting and an artfully composed dish of sliced seared tuna, chilli daikon, and ponzu sauce. Photography by Walter Shintani.

    • Shelves of sake line the walls. Photography by Walter Shintani.

      ISSUE 8: DUBAI

      ZUMA

      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.