Culinary masterclasses, theme nights and a circus-inspired afternoon tea.
Sunday 14 November 2021
Butchers Block at Dino’s Bistro Italiano
Tuck into tasty cuts of Wagyu beef from the US and Australia served with complementing sides and condiments from AED 160. Pair it with our selection of international grapes and enjoy the ambience of the FACT award-winning Italian hot spot. Available daily for lunch and dinner until Tuesday 30 November.
Monday 15 November 2021
Enjoy an authentic taste of Italy at Antonia, Mamsha Al Saadiyat
Now open in the heart of Saadiyat Island, Antonia brings an authentic Italian dining experience from the streets of Rome to the Arabian Gulf. Hailing from Rome, Antonia’s gourmet pizza slices are baked in rectangular trays, loaded with delicious toppings, displayed on the counter and sold by the square, half-tray or full-tray. The concept, driven by Chef and Restaurant Owner, Simone Federici also features a series of promotions, including ‘Vongole Mondays’, where you can enjoy a plate of Spaghetti with fresh clams for AED 95.
GO: Visit www.antoniarestaurant.com for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 16 November 2021
Tuck into the new menu at BBQ Al Qasr, Emirates Palace
BBQ Al Qasr offers a new menu highlighting open fire cooking, resulting in the ultimate beachfront barbecue experience. Fire pits complement the restaurant’s extensive meat and seafood menu with signature dishes including barbecued Tomahawk steak, charcoal-grilled lamb chops, baby chicken, wood-fired King crab legs and jumbo shrimp. Served alongside the à la carte menu, an exquisitely curated Chef Discovery Menu is priced at AED450. Available daily, from 6pm to 11pm.
Wednesday 17 November 2021
Rooftop Rhythms at Louvre Abu Dhabi
The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi will present a special 10th-anniversary edition of Rooftop Rhythms in partnership with Louvre Abu Dhabi. Themed as the ‘Wellness Edition’, Rooftop Rhythms’ first in-person event since February 2020 will spotlight established poets, musicians, and singers in a one-of-a-kind evening focused on mental wellness. Rooftop Rhythms founder Dorian Paul Rogers will emcee the anniversary Rooftop Rhythms event, while DJ Jaysus Zain will provide soulful grooves. Wednesday 17 November, from 7pm. Tickets are not required, and admission is free for Louvre Abu Dhabi’s LATES attendees.
GO: Visit www.rooftoprhythms.org for more information.
Thursday 18 November 2021
Up In The Air Afternoon Tea at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
In celebration of 50 years of the United Arab Emirates, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers presents a magical afternoon tea experience, featuring talented dancers and acrobatic stars from renowned international circuses. Guests can delight in the traditional afternoon tea spread, including freshly baked scones with strawberry jam and clotted cream, sandwiches such as a confit tuna, lemon-infused crème fraiche with caviar pearls and black olive served on focaccia. For those with a sweet tooth, desserts include lemon and raspberry roulade, pistachio panna cotta and orange marmalade macaroons, along with a range of teas. Available Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays, at 1pm and 3.15pm. AED 325 per adult and AED 285 for children under 12.
Friday 19 November 2021
Dim Sum, Then Sum at Hakkasan Abu Dhabi
The ‘Dim Sum, Then Sum’ lunch menu is prepared with Hakkasan’s trademark touch and features delicious soft-shell crab taro croquettes, truffle chicken Xiao long bao, fresh Chilean seabass dumplings, roasted duck pumpkin dumplings, King crab dumplings, and the Wagyu beef puff. Fridays, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 98 (three dim sum baskets) or AED 135 (five dim sum baskets).
Saturday 20 November 2021
Master Class by Chef Rahul at The Grill, Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi
Chef Rahul’s Master Class at The Grill provides an introduction to fine gourmet cooking with interactive demonstrations, kitchen tours and workable home recipes, accompanied by a two-course steak dinner, facilitating a behind-the-scenes look at world-class cookery. Prices start at AED 855 per couple. Available every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from 1pm to 3pm and 3pm to 6pm.
GO: Call 02 201 4131 for reservations and more information.