Known for its impeccable presentation, Toko’s menu is authentic yet modern and offers a contemporary interpretation of Japanese cuisine to Dubai. Exploring the realms of taste and texture, the restaurant brings forth selections that include Japanese mushroom rice hotpot with truffle and onsen egg, grilled Chilean sea bass with soy tamarind chilli and pickled myoga and many more.
An ancient example of fusion food with French and Italian flavours blending fluently; La Petite Maison is a hit with Dubai’s elite. The freshest ingredients are brought together to create signature dishes such as their whole roast leg of milk-fed lamb smoked with special herbs and spices, their green beans with fois gras and pain perdu with spiced ice cream.
Sapori, Italian for ‘flavours’, embraces the concept of heart-warming Italian food that can be enjoyed as a family dining experience, a concept that founder, Beatrice Ruggeri champions. The restaurant draws you in with its open rotisserie, wood burning oven and freshly prepared pasta, bread and gelato. Decadent meat platters, healthy salads and a dedicated kids menu make Sapori a comforting experience that leaves you sated.
Named after it’s chef and owner, Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, Nobu is a magnet for food lovers. Weaving external influences into his dishes, he creates his signature style that reflects the location of the restaurant. He brings to the table signature dishes such as steamed sea bass dry miso with eggplant puree and creamy rock shrimp and giant king crab leg with shisho salsa and chilli among others.
Roberto’s is a home grown concept that blends Roman passion, Tuscan hospitality, Milanese style and views of Dubai’s urban landscape. This romantic fine dining experience offers a distinct experience to its guests with signatures such as the fettuccine with butter poached Canadian lobster, sweet garlic and turnip tops coulis and tuna steak crusted with pistachio and bell pepper caponata among the many other delicious treats.
A sophisticated twist on traditional Japanese izakaya style of informal eating is what Zuma has to offer. With an emphasis on quality ingredients and simple presentation, this restaurant finds the fine line that separates authentic from traditional. Zuma offers its food lovers signature dishes from its grill, sushi counter and kitchen to satisfy even the most discerning of palates. Some of these include the spicy beef tenderloin with sesame, red chilli and sweet soy and the variety of seafood such as the southern rock lobster and oscetra caviar.
With big fashion comes big food. After all, what is life without a few places to dine while catching up with your loved ones? Here are a few places that bring panache and deliciousness to the dishes they serve up.