Dinner and a show, brunches, The Euros and new restaurants are all on the agenda for an enjoyable weekend in Dubai.
Thursday 10 June 2021
Try the limited edition Big Bad John Burger at Pickl
Available at all three Dubai locations of popular burger chain Pickl (JLT, Motor City and Madinat Badr), the limited-edition burger features a smashed beef patty, cheese, smoked brisket, onions, horseradish and chive ranch, BBQ gravy, sesame seeds and the ever-popular Pickl potato bun. Available daily until 3 July for dine-in only. AED70.
GO: Visit https://eatpickl.com for more information.
Visit La Casa Del Tango in DIFC
Tango dancer Enrique Macana has brought the true spirit of La Boca to DIFC. La Casa del Tango is a first-of-its-kind experience for the region that combines Tango dance shows with a restaurant and bar setting, along with a supporting dance studio and fashion boutique. Signature dishes include the chorizo parrillero con provolone (grilled Argentinean sausage with provolone), huevos gramajo trufados (gramajo-style scrambled eggs with truffle) and volcan de dulce de leche (an Argentinean take on a molten cake). On weekends, you can expect a fully immersive tango experience curated by Enrique Macana with live music, performances by Tango Dance World Cup winners and Argentinian folk act.
Friday 11 June 2021
Tuck into the Weekend Brunch at Mimi Kakushi at Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah Beach
Nibble on bites of citrus salt edamame before the cold starters appear, including beef tataki with truffle ponzu, sesame-dressed seaweed salad and a selection of sushi and sashimi. Next up are the hot starters featuring black cod and prawn gyoza with a citrus miso sauce, crisp vegetable tempura, Kushi Angus beef and yakitori chicken thigh. Main courses include appealing choices such as marinated black cod, grilled salmon teriyaki, glazed corn-fed baby chicken, Angus fillet and wild seasonal mushrooms with umami-laden seaweed butter. All accompanied by an extensive drinks menu.
Watch The Euros at La Cantine Stadium at Jumeirah Emirates Towers
La Cantine du Faubourg has partnered with Jumeirah Emirates Towers to create the ultimate football Stadium to enjoy the championship. Located in the hotel’s ballroom, fans can cheer on their teams from arena-sized screens while enjoying food curated by La Cantine du Faubourg and various beverages. The unique, purpose-built space also comes with comfortable seating and benches for 250 guests, including a VIP area accommodating 70 fans. French former footballer Ibrahim Ba provide commentary throughout the games, welcoming surprise guests to discuss previous and upcoming games, scores and predictions.
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations and more information.
Saturday 12 June 2021
Sip & Jazz Night at Off The Wall, Hotel Indigo Downtown Dubai
With a juniper-based beverage menu curated just for the occasion of World Gin Day, the artistic bartenders will serve imaginative beverages with unique flavours for AED 50. Paying homage to the bright lights and the bustling streets of the Satwa neighbourhood, Off The Wall, also features a live Jazz band on Saturday nights. Saturday, from 6pm to midnight.
GO: Visit www.hotelindigodubai.com for more information.
Enjoy a luxe vegan and vegetarian dining experience at Epitome, Aloft Creek
Making its debut in Dubai after a successful stint in Mumbai, Epitome offering a vegetarian and vegan culinary experience and lively cocktail bar. With art deco interiors, indoor and outdoor seating and a menu of meat-free global cuisine inspired from India, Japan, Mexico, Thailand and China, this new relaxed venue is one to watch.
GO: Call (0)54 705 3780 for reservations and more information.