The restaurant is classy and efficient and expensive. I started with a hot sake, Kirin Beer and sparkling water, which cost as much as the beer. I should learn to say no to water, but they kind of make you feel guilty if you do. The first course included a wagyu sushi with Ossetra caviar and a fabulous foie gras:
That glob you see on the shiso leaf is some concoction of ume and other Japanese tastes. My second course was a combination ribeye steak and sweet corn. I saw dozens of ears barbecued in front of me, and the final step was a blowtorching of the segments:
All the above, with tax, service charge and whatever cost $227. Compared to the other Best 100 Restaurants of the World, Zuma deserves the ranking. I now go on a two-day diet, which begins with a City Tour of Dubai.
I will have a part two today, for the tour of Dubai was astonishing.