Thanksgiving celebrations, afternoon tea with a twist and a grape festival are all on the cards fun a fun-fuelled weekend in Dubai.
Thursday 25 November 2021
Celebrate Thanksgiving at Carna by Dario Cecchini
Indulge in the holiday tradition of grand turkey carving, complete with all the trimmings. Toast to the season and celebrate with specially crafted Thanksgiving-themed drinks whilst enjoying the upbeat music and flavours at the FACT award-winning ‘favourite newcomer fine-dining 2021.’ Thursday 25 November. AED 350 per person (four-course dinner).
GO: Call 04 607 0761 for reservations and more information.
‘Friends-Giving’ Drunch at Lo+Cale Restaurant
F.R.I.E.N.D.S fanatics can take a nostalgic trip back to the ’90s and indulge in some of the most famous Thanksgiving dishes to come out of Monica’s kitchen. Experience crispy Tater Tots, made especially for Joey, and Ross Geller’s legendary Thanksgiving ‘Moist Maker’. No Thanksgiving spread is complete without the desserts, so be sure to make room for Rachel’s epic fail of a traditional English trifle – minus the meat! The ‘Friends-Giving Drunch’ will also feature a vibrant salad station, cheese display and sushi corner. Hot dishes include roasted turkey with all the trimmings, shrimp biryani, blackened salmon, and chicken fricassee. If you like a side of entertainment with your food, then be sure to check out the Lo+Cale’s impressive Grill Live Station and Live Mongolian Counter. Thursday 25 November. AED 149 (soft beverages), AED 249 (house beverages), AED 299 (bubbles).
GO: Call 054 997 8599 for reservations and more information.
Friday 26 November 2021
The Grapeskin Fest at La Ville Hotel and Suites
Whether you are a grape connoisseur or just looking for a fun evening out with friends, Grapeskin’s rustic terrace and atmospheric courtyard will play host to a selection of grapes from across the globe. This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before and will include a “blind tasting” station where guests will walk away with their glass for free should they manage to guess the grape they are drinking correctly. The unpretentious venue offers a trendy neighbourhood grape bar and kitchen where charcuterie, tarte flambée and raclette combine with top beverages and live music from Martin Go and Jay Abo. Friday 26 November, from 4pm to 10pm.
Saturday 27 November 2021
Afternoon Tea with a Thai twist at Prime68
This month, celebrity Chef Hong Thaimee will curate a Thai afternoon tea for one day only. Promising to be a truly memorable, leisurely afternoon with friends or family, guests can expect the traditional Afternoon Tea classics such as sweet cakes, scones and savoury sandwiches, with a Thai twist, such as a Thai tea poached pear and Pandan fondue with fresh fruits and roti. Saturday 27 November. AED 125 per person.
GO: Call 04 414 3000 for reservations and more information.
Enjoy the new dinner menu at Central, ME Dubai
Central, the Spanish inspired eatery at ME Dubai, have launched a new dinner menu. Highlights across the tapas menu include Pintxos (mushroom, lamb or chicken, delicately placed on a sliver of toasted bread), Gofre de Pato (slow-cooked duck legs glazed with Hoi Sin sauce), paired with crispy waffle. Finally, the Shrimp Gambas showcase some of the best of Spanish culinary delicacies and are a must for garlic lovers. The appetising assortment of tapas are available at AED 125 for three, AED 175 for five and AED 220 for nine.
GO: Call 04 525 2500 for reservations and more information.