Food festivals, markets and unique Dubai weekend dining experiences are all on the agenda for a memorable weekend ahead.
Thursday 25 March 2021
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at Cove Beach Dubai, Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai:
Treat yourself to breakfast at Two.0 to commence your Dubai weekend dining in style, before spending the rest of your day relaxing poolside. The new Cove Beach breakfast menu includes homemade granola, CB pancakes, acai bowl, CB healthy salad, and a range of fresh juices, smoothies, and coffee. Available daily, from 10am to 12pm.
GO: Call (0)50 454 6920 for reservations and more information.
Visit a limited-time food festival at OSH, La Mer:
La Mer’s contemporary Uzbekistani restaurant has launched the OSH Food Festival, which will run until 4 April. In celebration of the start of Navruz, Uzbekistan’s colourful and fun-filled spring festival, OSH will launch four new dishes. As the only restaurant in Dubai that imports and uses authentic Uzbekistani ingredients, guests can enjoy the bold flavours of Uzbekistan’s signature dish of rice and meat traditionally cooked over an open fire. Mol Go’shti Osh (beef), Sabzavlar Osh (vegetarian), Tawook Osh (chicken) and the Signature OSH (lamb) are all available.
GO: Call (0)55 963 6756 for reservations and more information.
Friday 26 March 2021
Tuck into the new breakfast menu at Koko Bay, West Palm Beach:
The Balinese-inspired beachside restaurant on West Palm Beach is keeping our travel dreams alive with the launch of a new breakfast menu. The mouth-watering choice of dishes includes Asian Omelette served with custard baos, the Koko Bay Full English, Brioche French Toast, Koko Nut Pancakes infused with lemongrass maple syrup and the Amazonica Acai Bowl. The Insta-worthy venue has a new smoothie menu too. Available weekends, from 8am to 11am.
Homegrown@Souk returns to Madinat Jumeriah:
Souk Madinat Jumeirah, which recreates a traditional Middle Eastern marketplace through distinctive architecture and cultural entertainment, will shine the spotlight on the rise of sustainable dining options with the second Homegrown@Souk food festival. The bill will include two weekend Farmers’ Markets, a week-long schedule of food and beverage masterclasses and Souk Restaurant Week, allowing diners to experience specially curated menus across a wide range of venues. Open from 9am to 2pm, the free-to-attend ‘VeggiTech Farmers’ Market will provide visitors with the opportunity to shop for healthy and locally sourced produce and interact with homegrown producers. Available daily, from 26 March to 3 April.
GO: Visit www.visitdubai.com for more information.
Saturday 27 March 2021
Celebrate the Dubai World Cup Final at McGettigan’s (JLT, Souk Madinat and DWTC):
McGettigan’s is renowned for providing a fun gastro experience with live sports and offers guests the chance to enjoy the buzz of race day at the Dubai World Cup Finale. Those who dress in their best race day attire could be in with the possibility of winning staycations, brunches, spa treatments and more! For every race, guests can predict which horse will finish in the top three to win even more prizes. The race day offering also includes a premium three-hour sparkling lunch package. Saturday 27 March, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 299 per person.
GO: Visit mcgettigans.com for reservations and more information.
Enjoy a night of Haute Cuisine with Chef Enrico Bartolini at Roberto’s DIFC:
Chef Enrico Bartolini of Michelin three-starred MUDEC Restaurant in Milan, Italy, returns to the Cortina Terrace at Roberto’s DIFC for an exclusive Gala dinner. With a total of nine Michelin stars, Chef Bartolini will host 24 diners for an intimate, fine-dining journey featuring his unique selection of Italian culinary creations. Diners will experience Chef Bartolini’s culinary creations and aesthetics through exceptional dishes like Spaghetto, Limone e Caviale (spaghetti, lemon and caviar), Carciofo All’Olio di Brace e Tartufo Nero (artichoke with embers oil and black truffle) and Bue Alla Royale e Zafferano (ox royale and saffron). Now that’s Dubai weekend dining for you! Saturday 27 March, from 8pm. AED 2,500 per person (six-course dinner with grape pairing)