From Fourth of July celebrations to Omakase menus, business lunches and brunches. Dubai is full of great places to dine this week.
Sunday 4 July 2021
Celebrate American Independence Day at Perry & Blackwelder’s, Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Dubai’s original smokehouse, Perry & Blackwelder’s, embraces all-things Stars ‘n’ Stripes with an all-American Independence Day menu to kick off this year’s Fourth of July celebrations. Dig into classic American favourites such as red, white and blue cheese chicken wings, Empire State sliders, Memphis baby back ribs, Coney Island hotdogs, Lady Liberty’s shrimp salad, New York baked cheesecake and toffee apples. This slice of Americana will be backed by a soundtrack of classic American rock music and live DJ sets. AED 229 for two people.
Monday 5 July 2021
The Omakase Experience at IKIGAI, Millennium Place Marina Hotel
Enjoy an interactive evening, learning the secrets of Japanese cuisine paired with signature beverages. True to an Omakase experience, guests are in for a surprise as head Chef Ted presents a menu of surprise dishes complimented by live cooking demonstrations. The Omakase Experience caters for groups of up to eight guests. AED 300 per person.
Tuesday 6 July 2021
Business Lunch at La Casa del Tango, DIFC
Experience a taste of Buenos Aires with a curated lunch designed by La Casa Del Tango’s Executive Chef, Jorge Rivero. The two-course rotating menu offers a selection of one starter and one main that includes both meat and vegetarian options. Featuring a selection of Argentinian delicacies, starting with empanadas, smoked eggplant salad, palm heart salad, and humita bowl, followed by main dishes such as carbonada (pumpkin-based Argentinian stew), tira de asado (Argentinian style beef short ribs), striploin steak, flank steak or entraña (inside skirt). Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 150 per person.
Wednesday 7 July 2021
Duo by The Bay at The Bay, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai
Every Sunday to Wednesday, enjoy an exclusive dinner for two at The Bay. Choose from a succulent steak or fresh seabass, two delicious side dishes, two exquisite desserts, and one bottle of red or white grape. The beachside brasserie boasts views of the Arabian Gulf and a relaxed and welcoming ambience. Available Sunday to Wednesday, from 6:30pm to 11pm. AED 395 for two.
GO: Visit www.mandarinoriental.com for reservations and more information.
Thursday 8 July 2021
Pausa Pranzo Lunch at Torno Subito, W Dubai – The Palm
Enjoy a relaxed afternoon experience with an authentic Italian menu at Massimo Bottura’s Torno Subito. Guests can opt for a three-course menu or order a la carte, with a selection of dishes that includes Burrata and Tartare for starters, followed by pizza, pasta or a Wagyu steak. For something sweet, Cocco Bello, 3 Cioccolati and Limoncello Baba’ will hit the spot. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12:30pm – 3pm. AED 169 per person.
Friday 9 July 2021
Love Brunch at Nargui Five, Al Habtoor City
Love Parties trendy Love Brunch will be launching at its new home at Nargui Five in Al Habtoor City. The venue is guaranteed to get the party started and get the weekend in full flow, thanks to its state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems and views across the Dubai canal. Tables will be filled with sharing dishes, including crispy shrimp, decadent gold sushi platters, mini burgers and the classic margarita pizza. Save room for dessert as Indulgent brownies and healthy fruit platters will end the meal on a sweet note. A DJ will be spinning the very best hip hop and R’n’B tunes from the start of brunch until the last drink has been poured. Fridays, from 4pm to 7pm. AED 339 (house beverages) and AED 375 (premium beverages).
GO: Visit www.lovebrunchdxb.com for reservations and more information.
Saturday 10 July 2021
Sass & Sushi at AKA Restaurant, The Pointe
This Insta-worthy Japanese venue at The Pointe has launched a new offer that promises sushi with a side of sass. On the menu is a selection of maki that includes California, crispy shrimp tempura, seared salmon aburi and maguro, botan ebi and unagi nigiri. With views over the world’s largest fountains from the terrace, a DJ will be on the decks playing a mix of mainstream tunes. Available daily from 6pm to 8pm. AED 400 for two people (inclusive of two glasses of Prosecco).