Brunches, culinary masterclasses and weekend roasts will ensure a momentous weekend in Dubai.
Thursday 8 July 2021
Andiamo Spritz at Trattoria by Cinque, FIVE Jumeriah Village
It’s all about Thursdays at Trattoria by Cinque. Fizz up your weekend with a spectacular new evening soiree from Cinque’s award-winning chef, Giuseppe Pezzella. The offering includes ten antipasti dishes in unlimited quantities, bottomless Spritz and a live band to top it off. Thursdays, from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. AED 199 per person.
Visit the new look La Cantine Du Faubourg, Emirates Towers
Following an eight week closure, La Cantine Du Faubourg has reopened. The aesthetics may be new but the Parisian-inspired flair remains the same. Experience the delicious signature dishes and ambience while you dine a la carte and enjoy a multi-sensory experience that blends music, image, art and food. What started as a hip destination at No. 105 Faubourg Saint-Honore in Paris has been transported to Dubai and remodelled to keep its ambience intact.
Friday 9 July 2021
Indulge in an Uzbek Homestyle Brunch at Zor Restaurant, The Pointe
Georgian Salad, Smoked Blinis and Hummus with Fresh Pesto are more commonly featured on brunch menus, but for diners wanting to explore something new Pirozhiki (a fresh dough bun), Mini Lamb Cheburek, Fried Chuchvara (both fried dumplings) and Fresh Pumpkin Soup are some of the unique starters to be explored with this three-course brunch menu. At the heart of every family meal in Uzbekistan is Osh, so guests can expect to be treated to it when tucking into their main course, alongside a Juicy Mixed Grill, Freshly Grilled Prawns and Kebabs. The restaurant’s pastry team will also be serving a selection of freshly baked cakes to be enjoyed endlessly by the slice. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 245 (soft beverages), AED 345 (house beverages) and AED 395 (sparkling).
Argentinian Independence Day Brunch at La Casa del Tango, DIFC
Combining authentic Argentinian dishes with a selection of cocktails, brunch-goers can enjoy an immersive brunch experience with live music and performances by Tango Dance World Cup winners and Argentinian folk dancers. The 11-course menu will feature an array of delicacies prepared for the occasion by Executive Chef Jorge Rivero. The celebratory menu will include signature favourites such as smoked eggplant salad, empanadas, Milanesa Napolitana with garlic-truffled potatoes and Churros with dulce de leche. Friday 9 July, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 440 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 550 (sparkling).
Saturday 10 July 2021
Master Italian Summer Flavours at Armani/Ristorante, Armani Hotel Dubai
This month’s Armani Chef’s Table event celebrates a classic Italian summer and one of the country’s most prized gourmet ingredients – extra-virgin olive oil. Roll up your sleeves and get ready to learn from Armani/Ristorante’s resident culinary maestros with a heart-healthy three-course master class and lunch. The two-hour session kicks off with a presentation of summer vegetables served with crispy Sicilian prawn head fritters, followed by homemade goat cheese ravioli with dressed tomatoes and a fresh poached halibut with broccolini and tarragon oil. Saturday 10 July, from 11am onwards. AED 549 per person (two-hour master class, four-course lunch and soft drinks)
Weekend Roast at Joe’s Backyard Gastropub, Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse
Foodies, families and groups of friends can join together on the weekends and eat their hearts out at the brand-new Joe’s Backyard Gastropub at Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse. Indulge in a weekend roast featuring tender roast beef with duck fat roasted vegetables, braised cabbage, Yorkshire puddings, horseradish sauce and gravy. The ultimate weekend comfort food can be complete with Joe’s delicious homemade gravy. Fridays and Saturdays, from 12pm to 1am. AED 110 per person.
GO: Visit www.joebackyard.com for reservations and more information.