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
Seasonal Romance and Chinese Celebrations at Armani/Lounge
February is all about celebration, starting with Valentine’s Day and love really is the sweetest thing at Armani/Lounge as we celebrate romance in the shape of an afternoon tea experience brimming with colourful culinary passion. Savour salmon gravlax with rose macaroon and caviar and red shrimp and lobster mango tartlets ahead of a quartet of seasonal dolce including mini raspberry pillows complete with diamond ring and... Read More
This Chinese New Year, At.mosphere offers an exquisitely curated five-course dinner menu bursting with oriental flavours to complement the breathtaking views of Downtown Dubai from the 122nd floor of the iconic Burj Khalifa.
Skillfully crafted by the talented culinary team of At.mosphere restaurant, the Lunar New Year menu includes an array of festive dishes honouring the Year of the Dog. Begin with appetite-whetting Duck, Charsiew Chicken and Spinach Dumpling, followed by Soba... Read More
The National -- Friday brunches are a regular pastime for many Dubai residents, but there's now an even more opulent option: you can brunch on a 220-foot-long commercial yacht that will sail around Arabian Gulf waters every Friday and Saturday.
The world's largest yacht is reportedly the Azzam (which is 590 feet long), so the Dubai brunch yacht, called the Lotus, is about a third the size of that, making it among the two or three hundred largest yachts in the world.
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The National -- Fans of reality cooking shows, take note: a restaurant based on the TV show MasterChef is coming to Dubai.
The restaurant will be laid out kind of like the sets of the TV show, which has many international iterations, and it will be called - rather laconically - MasterChef the TV Experience.
The new restaurant will be found in the Wyndham West Bay Dubai Marina Hotel (which is scheduled to open later in 2018), and diners will be able to choose from a menu that... Read More
In celebration of Chinese New Year 2018, Hakkasan, the brand known for its modern interpretation of authentic Cantonese cuisine, will usher in the Chinese New Year with festive celebrations commemorating 2018 as The Year of the Dog. Upholding the brand’s proud Chinese heritage, Hakkasan will welcome the new lunar year with a limited edition signature menu created by Hakkasan chefs from London, USA, the Middle East and Asia.
This year, Chinese New Year falls on Friday 16th February... Read More
Good Russian food is hard to find, unless you’re sitting down to dine at Rixos Premium Dubai’s newest Friday brunch, ‘Na Zdorovie’. The team behind the concept are aiming to breathe fresh life into Dubai’s thriving brunch scene with its newest launch, an unprecedented spread that represents the A to Z of Russian cuisine.
Executive Chef Ilker Ciftci will take the lead in the kitchen, wowing brunch-goers with signature Russian favorites, perfect for guests new to the cuisine, and for... Read More
If you think the New Year's celebrations are done and dusted, sorry but you’re wrong! The Chinese New Year is right around the corner!
Chinese New Year marks the beginning of the new lunar calendar, which is why the dates of the festivities changes from year to year. This year, we'll be waving goodbye to the Year of the Fire Rooster and say hello to the Year of the Earth Dog on February 16th 2018.
In honor of this, Peppercrab will be will be serving “Yu sheng”; a Chinese salad... Read More