Don’t turn your back to your host when removing your shoes.
Only use your chopsticks to pick up your food to eat (don’t spear food with them). When not eating, place them gently on the hashi oki (chopstick rest).
Consume your soup directly from the bowl, using both hands.
When eating the sashimi, place a small amount of wasabi on the fish, then dip the fish into the soy.
shabu-shabu pot (Dhs130); and you can also order wagyu a la carte, with prices ranging from Dhs100 to Dhs750. Our advice? Go for a set menu and let the talented team guide you through a kaiseki, because dining here is as much a cultural experience as it is a culinary one.
Opera District, Downtown Dubai, Mon to Sat 12.30pm to 3pm, 6.30pm to midnight. Tel: (04) 2435941. Taxi: Dubai Opera. facebook.com/kohanteidubai