From the world’s highest restaurant to dessert in the desert, the U.A.E.’s biggest city offers some exceptional dining experiences. Here are five standouts.
By Chris Dwyer
Wrapped around an enormous seawater aquarium, the opulent Burj Al Arab hotel’s Al Mahara restaurant gives the feeling of dining underwater. Appropriately, executive chef Maxime Luvara’s menu focuses on world-class seafood while following the Western seasons, with dishes such as Alaskan king crab and foie gras ravioli served with leeks in vinaigrette and lobster jus. It’s all accompanied by a peerless selection of wines (971-4/301-7600).