Brunches and culinary collaborations are taking over the capital this weekend.
Friday 4 February 2022
Enjoy the Tim Raue culinary collaboration at Dai Pai Dong
Uniting Dai Pai Dong’s mastery of dim sum with Tim Raue’s outstanding Asian flavours, this unique collaboration at Rosewood Abu Dhabi promises to be one of the hottest tickets of the 50 Best event week. Raue will be interspersing his signature langoustine, pike perch and sustainable duck soup dishes with Dai Pai Dong’s innovative Cantonese cuisine, including delicious barbecued meat and its legendary bao buns.
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Join the Chef’s Table at Punjab Grill
This special edition Chef’s Table is timed to coincide with the Middle East & North Africa’s 50 Best Restaurants launch. Gourmands can indulge in a limited-edition menu that includes the restaurant’s signature dishes in addition to several unique creations by Chef Sandeep Ail. Diners can expect a different menu daily, catered to their dietary preference, for that added hint of surprise to their dining experience. Available until 11 February. AED 650 for two persons.
GO: Call 050 668 3054 for reservations and more information.
Saturday 5 February 2022
Feast on the Baikingu Brunch at ZUMA Abu Dhabi
A sophisticated twist on the Japanese izakaya style of informal eating and drinking. ZUMA’s popular weekend brunch presents a tasting menu serving an extensive selection of dishes that includes beef tataki, vegetable gyoza, chicken tempura, fresh oysters, grilled Wagyu steak and a platter of sashimi, nigiri and maki. Guests are then encouraged to select one main course from the likes of spicy beef tenderloin with sesame, barley miso corn fed baby chicken, jumbo tiger prawn with yuzu pepper, miso-marinated black cod and roasted Boston lobster. Finally, a dessert platter featuring pecan nuts sundae, chocolate fondant, yuzu cheesecake, sorbets, ice creams, exotic fruits and chocolates end this decadent brunch. Saturdays, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. AED 495 (soft beverages), AED 595 (Prosecco, grapes and hops) and AED 695 (Champagne and sake).
GO: Call 02 401 5900 for reservations and more information.
Experience a taste of Mexico with the Acapulco Brunch at Amerigos
Feel like you’re touring the streets of Mexico as you peruse the colourful taco and burrito stations at this family-friendly brunch on Yas Island. Sample fresh guacamole and ceviche, indulge in grilled meats from the barbeque or sip on a refreshing glass of horchata. Desserts include creamy sorbets or churros con chocolate, and pool access is included for outdoor group bookings of four or more. Saturdays, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 199 (soft beverages), AED 299 (house beverages) and AED 89 (children).
GO: Call 02 656 2412 for reservations and more information.
Sunday 6 February 2022
Dine on Julien Royer’s cuisine at LPM Restaurant & Bar
This unmissable collaborative dinner will showcase Julien Royer, the mastermind behind Odette, the Singapore restaurant that was twice named No.1 in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. The French chef balances Asian ingredients with French techniques and will be teaming up with the LPM chefs to create a unique collaborative menu that will combine some of the greatest hits of both restaurants for one night only.
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Dine with your favourite Warner Bros characters at The Starlight Restaurant
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi’s signature restaurant entertains guests and families with more than a regular dining experience. The restaurant offers a selection of dishes to suit all tastes, including steaks, lamb chops, skewers, seafood. Designed as a classic Art Deco Hollywood-style theatre, guests will get the chance to meet and take pictures with the Park’s characters like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Tom & Jerry as they make an appearance to make their visit extra special.
GO: Visit www.wbworldabudhabi.com for reservations and more information.