Summer menus, sunset sessions, Saturday brunches and culinary masterclasses are all on the agenda for a week full of foodie adventures.
Sunday 25 July 2021
Sample the new menu at Cassette, The Courtyard, Al Quoz
Trendy Al Quoz cafe, Cassette’s cooling specials menu offers dishes with a ‘cooling’ twist, working with seasonal food to craft cold dishes to help beat the heat. With acai puree, feijoa, apple pulp, fresh kiwi, mango, strawberry, blueberry, pomegranate and toasted pistachios, the Summer Acai Bowl is sure to cool you down. Meanwhile, the Beets Salad with carrot, quinoa, and spinach offers a light lunch packed with superfoods, and the Chickpea Melt with pear and Gouda cheese is excellent for those looking for something more filling. The new dishes have been created by Casette’s Chef Shaunne, showcasing his classical French training combined with a modern flair. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 8am to 6pm.
GO: Call (0)4 349 1966 for reservations and more information.
Monday 26 July 2021
Sunsets to remember at OSH, La Mer
The contemporary Uzbek restaurant with flavour inspirations from The Silk Road has launched a new sunset offer. Ideal for those looking to enjoy a lazy summer sunset while enjoying beautiful views, Uzbek food and cooling beverages. The licensed venue has designated areas on the first floor, offering drinks created by artistic mixologists, while the ground floor terrace is suited for more family-friendly gatherings. Diners can also enjoy great views of the Dubai skyline and the La Mer beachfront. Available daily, from 5pm to 8pm, 50% discount on OSH’s new summer menu.
GO: Call (0)55 963 6756 for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 27 July 2021
Tuck into the new summer set menu offer at Zengo, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa
Zengo is showcasing delicious Asian dishes, tasty drinks, great tunes and superb views this summer. Diners can choose three courses from a set menu complete with a bottle of either house white or red grape. The Pan-Asian feast starts with a choice of starters, including spicy tuna with avocado, crispy calamari with Thai chilli sauce or vegetable spring rolls. Sumptuous main courses include a choice of stir-fried chicken noodles, corn-fed chicken green curry or a vegetable and tofu massaman curry. Finish on a sweet note with traditional matcha cheesecake with red bean jam, tropical fruit or a choice of homemade ice creams and sorbet. A resident DJ will be playing the latest house and commercial beats on Tuesdays and Sundays to keep you grooving throughout the evening. Available Sunday to Friday, from 7pm to midnight. AED 189 per person.
Wednesday 28 July 2021
Mastering the Art of Macaroons at Mondoux, Dubai Creek Harbour
Join French patissier David Croiser for a three-hour macaroon masterclass at Mondoux Dubai Creek Harbour as he unravels the mystery of making these delicate confectionaries. Learn how to whip up the perfect meringue, intricate macaroon-making techniques, ensure excellent flavour selection and learn the art of filling preparation. End the evening with a two-course meal, including homemade lemonade and a hot beverage (coffee or tea), at the picturesque Mondoux. Wednesday, from 4pm. AED 350 per person (inclusive of all baking materials and dinner).
Thursday 29 July 2021
Indulge in flavours of summer at CÉ LA VI Dubai, Address Sky View
Executive Chef Howard Ko has launched a new summer menu to complement those sky-high views of the Burj Khalifa that CÉ LA VI so enviably offers. The twelve new dishes include Escargots with herb garlic butter, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves (AED 115), Black Truffle Veal Shank Croquettes (AED 110), Foie Gras Terrine “Peanut Butter and Strawberry Jelly” (AED 135), Black Truffle and Burrata Tagliatelle (AED 240) and Squid Ink Spaghetti (AED 185). Available daily, from 12pm to 3am.
Friday 30 July 2021
There Goes The Neighborhood Market at One Life Kitchen, D3
From Dubai culture curators, The Circle Socials comes the launch of There Goes The Neighborhood, an alternative market experience at the two-story cafe and restaurant, One Life Kitchen. There Goes The Neighborhood includes spoken word open mic sessions, an incredible curated market of over 20 African owned vendors, a tour of Africa Street Food from One Life’s Chef Kelvin with flamed-grilled Mozambican chicken, North African harissa oxtail stew and West African peanut stew with sweet potato and kale. Available Friday 30 and Saturday 31 July, from 10am to 10pm.
Saturday 31 July 2021
Mischievous Monkey Brunch at MASTI, La Mer
MASTI’s Chef Prashant has curated an eclectic four-course menu exploring bold and effervescent flavours of India with a quirky global twist. The brunch menu, served la carte, features classic MASTI favourites and dishes new to the menu. To start, guests can choose one cold appetiser and one hot appetiser from a selection of dishes, including corn and moong sprout chaat, pulled Tandoori chicken bao and Mastified kejariwal. Main courses include Not Your Average Pizza with Burrata, truffle and makhani sauce, beef Scotch eggs. Straciatella butter chicken and new style biryani. Ending the meal on a sweet high are desserts such as choco-lotus delight and rasmalai coconut cake. Saturdays, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 195 (soft beverages) and AED 295 (house beverages).