Just the other day we heard about how Russians are being urged to be more modest in their spending habits.
This can't be good news for Nobu, the Japanese restaurant chain co-founded by Robert De Niro which is opening their latest outpost in Moscow
. Bloomberg quotes Nobu's local partner
, millionaire developer Aras Agalarov who promises the restaurant will be profitable but there's no denying that the timing is not ideal.
Nobu Moscow is decorated with dark wood and burnished gold light fixtures and is located on the top floor of Agalarov's Crocus luxury retail building. An average meal will probably cost around $90. Nobu restaurants now span the globe, most recently Nobu opened its first African restaurant