Jumeirah Carlton Tower has been crowned the best place to have afternoon tea in London, after competing in a live cook-off for the title.
Going up against 100 other hotels, the winner had to prepare their afternoon tea in 30 minutes and then serve it perfectly as if for a guest.
Their winning entry, the 'Symphony' afternoon tea, was inspired by the movements of a symphonic orchestra and from their resident harpist that serenades diners while they eat.
Judges sampled the... Read More
A worldwide reference in the fields of gastronomy, hospitality, wellness, music and mixology, the legendary Buddha-Bar goes beyond its neo-Asian wall and finds its home on the Saadiyat beach, offering a day-to-night destination, the first one of its kind in the world. Every summer, ‘seasonal’ venues appear in Baku, Maldives and on swanky Greek islands Santorini and Mykonos.
Buddha-Bar Beach takes the urban brand al fresco and open from morning until late. Maestro mixologists will... Read More
Iftar refers to the post-sunset meal that those who fast enjoy together at the end of the day. As the Holy Month is all about togetherness and family, many Dubai institutions put on special feasts to help people catch up.
Asateer Tent, Atlantis The Palm
Enjoy the ultimate Ramadan experience at the iconic Asateer tent where glittering lights, oriental entertainment and a wide array of buffet dishes and traditional delicacies at Iftar awaits you.
This year Atlantis, The... Read More
The Sicilia Italian restaurant in the Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai, has just received a double whammy bonus, with the arrival of new Chef de Cuisine Raffaele Andreozzi.
The 43-year-old Italian national, who hails from the Genoa region of Italy, joins Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai, following a two-year assignment at the Anantara Desert Island Resort on Sir Bani Yas, in Abu Dhabi.
He marked his recent arrival in spectacular fashion by creating two brand new... Read More
Indulge in a blend of Latin American, Asian and Mediterranean flavours as you relish the unique Californian-style cuisine at Scape, our ocean-front restaurant. Perched on the Burj Al Arab Terrace and extending over the Arabian Gulf, this vibrant and chic venue presents a range of gourmet style dishes and signature beverages designed to impress the connoisseur in you. Scape has launched an amazing new California-fusion brunch to run every Saturday from 12.30 – 4.00pm, starting from AED 495... Read More
Starting the Chinese New Year with happiness, prosperity and longevity wishes, Al Forsan restaurant invites UAE residents and visitors to join a special Chinese New Year celebration on Friday 16 February, combining delicious dishes with authentic lion performance in the luxurious desert oasis of Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa.
On Friday 16 February, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa celebrates ‘The Year of the Dog’ in style, where all guests will enjoy two sets of... Read More
UAE, Dubai. The Fish House, a fresh culinary concept new to Dubai’s dining scene, has opened its doors at Dubai Festival City’s prestigious waterfront on 7 February 2018. Located in the 5 star InterContinental Hotel, The Fish House comprises local fish along with quality and personalisation.
Inspired by local heritage and the simplicity of diligently sourcing the freshest produce, The Fish House prides itself on delivering an authentic dining experience, accompanied by a social and... Read More
The National -- It took London by storm last year, and the "selfiecino" is now in Dubai.
With this next-level, high-tech latte art, you can have your own face - or any image - printed onto a coffee, and the Costa drive-thru on Al Wasl Road (near the corner of Umm Amar Road) is now home to a Ripple Machine. The technology can transfer any image onto the top of a coffee. You simply share a picture with the barista (via WhatsApp, etc), and they will upload it to the machine, which will '... Read More
Fashion Network -- McDonald's has created an outrageous diamond and sapphire-studded Big Mac ring worth $12,500 in a Valentine's Day stunt that encourages true Big Mac lovers to pledge their commitment by putting a ring on it.
Seven layers of the fast food giant's iconic sandwich have been bedazzled as white diamonds, orange and green sapphires and encrusted in an 18K gold "Bling Mac" that can be won by sending funny and creative vows of love and commitment on Twitter.
The... Read More
The world-renowned Buddha Bar at Grosvenor House, Dubai is ringing in the Year of The Dog in style this Chinese New Year, taking party-goers back to a night in 1920’s Shanghai.
For one night only, this Saturday 17th February, Buddha Bar will be putting on an impressive dinner show, starring epic Chinese singer, Amy and infamous Burlesque dancer, Scarlett. Buddha Bar promises to take guests on a journey back to the roaring 1920’s. Those who dress to impress and follow the 1920’s theme... Read More