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Set Off on a Daycation with Lapita Hotel's Polynesian Inspired Family Brunch at Dubai Parks and Resorts

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The Lapita Hotel Family Daycation Brunch is back on 6 October, setting sail with guests on a culinary journey to the reaches of the Polynesian Triangle and beyond. Featuring an opulent international buffet specially showcasing dishes of the South Pacific every Friday from 1.00pm – 5.00pm, guests will be taken with the tide to a distant Polynesian paradise where they can relax and enjoy the rest of the day with full day pool and kids club access.
The Captain aboard this family journey, Ansgar Werneke, Executive Chef of Lapita, summarises this journey perfectly: “the flavours of Polynesian cuisine describe the spirit of this tropical paradise: exotic, interesting and refreshing.” True explorers should follow in Chef Ansgar’s footsteps with his recommendations: the Polynesian BBQ grill station and Poisson Cru, Tahiti’s national dish made with tuna marinated in lime juice, diced vegetables and fresh coconut milk. This is a true global journey with over 50 dishes spanning all seven oceans. …

UAE’s popular French Dine-in Bakery and Bistro Brings a New Taste of Freshness to the French Village

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Quintessential French Chef Pascal Tepper Meilleur Ouvrier de France inaugurated the opening of his latest Pascal Tepper French Dine-in Bakery and Bistroat the French Village Riverland Dubai Parks and Resorts by cutting a red ribbon with the representative of the Franchise Owner from Global Delicacy Restaurant LLC and French Consulate representative in Dubai UAE. This is not the first Bakery restaurant for the renowned chef who also has several more successful and popular branches of the international chain of Dine-in Bakery and Bistrowithin the United Arab Emirates.





­Many of the dishes that the guests sampled were constructed from Chef Tepper’s passion for baking and developing new recipes. But the main inspiration was from the menu, resulting in a beautiful finger food spread inclusive of cocktail drinks. Guests received a gift bag while leaving that included delicious freshly baked bread at the Dine-in Bakery and Bistro, a stunning assortment of delicate macaroons and a rich decadent…

Fall Into Mouth-Watering New Tastes This Fall!

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What: New Fall Menu When: Launches on 26th September   Where: Russo’s New York Pizzeria, Dubai
As the season begins to change, so does your hunger for different flavours which is why Russo’s New York Pizzeria is launching just what you need with an all-new Fall Seasonal Menu!


Start yourself off with something light, healthy, and refreshing with a choice of either a delicious avocado or tartufo bruschette, then when your palate is warmed up for more dive into either a delicious plate of fried Gnocchi or scampi and spinach linguini made fresh like a real Nonna’s cooking!


Or if you’re feeling like sticking to a tasty pizza, indulge in something new like their new Brooklyn Special made up of chunks of ground beef and red peppers or the Alfredo pizza topped with succulent Chicken and then treat yourself to a sweet ending with orange or pineapple mousse, or a fluffy and exquisite vanilla crepe.
Head on over and try it for yourself, or, order from our brand new websitewww.russosuae.com or app …

Tim Hortons™ brand launches Smile Cookie Campaign across the UAE

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The Tim Hortons™ brand invites Guests across the UAE to share a smile with the launch of its Smile Cookie campaign in partnership with Al Jalila Foundation. Guests can purchase a delicious chocolate chip Smile Cookie for AED6.00 at participating Tim Hortons™ restaurants, with the full amount going to the Foundation, which is dedicated to providing accessible children’s medical care.
This is the first time the Tim Hortons™ Smile Cookie campaign will be introduced to the UAE. Following the success of the campaign in Canada, which started in 1996 to help raise funds for local charities, Tim Hortons™ is excited to share even more smiles this year in partnership with Al Jalila Foundation.
“We are always in search for an opportunity to give back to our community and with the support of our customers we will able to make this possible and help raise funds for Al Jalila Foundation,” says Mr. Nilesh Ved, CEO and Chairman, Apparel Group. “We are humbled to be part of this initiative and support …

Top 3 Health Benefits of Japanese Cuisine

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Maintaining a realistic balanced diet can prove exhausting. Keeping up with the latest clean eating trends of Kale, Goji Berries, Acai and Chia can prove hard on the pocket and one’s mental wellness. Harpooning protein powder alongside the bustle of our busy lives with the help of modern transport, technology and commercialism can prove tough as we watch obesity rates grow drastically. So how did the previous generations do it?
Taking a page out of the Japanese’s book – the world’s leading life expectancy population (according to the World Health Organisation), here are some ways traditional Japanese dietary habits keep you healthy: Live moderately: The Japanese tend to have a mindfulness when it comes to diet and wellness. They practise “hara hachi bu”, translating to eat until you are 80% full.Japanese dining is also a noteworthy diet habit. Contrary to the western style of serving one heavy main plate with sides, they utilise a combination of several small dishes with different nutrit…

Nomad at El Chiringuito Dubai

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The ending of the summer edition series may mean the digging up of the tree of life, but fear not because this weekends opening ceremony also means a whole other wave of ethereal, thought provoking, spirit guiding production guaranteed to have you on sensory overload. 
Opening the season, and making her NOMAD debut is none other than Mood Records Head Honcho Nicole Moudaber, who tells tribe members to “expect nothing shiny, it’s just you, me and the music”. It doesn’t stop there as she hands over ceremonial duties to Techno hypnotist Petar Dundov.


For those that know NOMAD it isn’t just a party, it’s a journey, it’s love, it’s an experience that goes way deeper. Whether you start it on the beach, over lunch or turn up as the sunsets over the famous bougainvillea draped arch, expect the weird and the wonderful, the brave and the bold. Expect fearless leaders who dance to the beat of their own internal drum, most of all as dusk turns to dawn expect NOMAD to tell a story; one that inten…

Five Ways Sesame Gives You Tasty, Nutrient-Rich Food

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For a growing number of food-conscious people, it’s not enough that the meals they eat are tasty and enjoyable, it must also have the right mix of ingredients with the proper nutritional value that make them more satisfying.
Finding a restaurant that serves this perfect combination can be quite tricky. Fortunately, a new dining destination Sesame Restaurant over at Sunset Mall has made it their mission to serve dishes that combine nutritious ingredients with delicious flavours.
Natural Chef Neha Jamani shares some ingredients used in the plant-forward menu with dishes that delight the palate while giving the body a much-needed boost.
1.Take, for example, the falafels that are a staple on many people’s diet. Sesame has given this classic Arabic dish a refreshing twist by making it into a flavour-packed waffle using chickpeas that are loaded with good fibres to help with digestion. It’s also mixed with lots of fresh green herbs for a healthy dose of anti-oxidants that remove damaging free …

Emirates Woman, Woman Of The Year Is Announced

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The Emirates Woman, Woman of the Year Awardsis the region’s most prestigious, glamorous and inspiring annual event. The awards were held at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi, where 350 guests gathered to celebrate the achievements of women in the business, arts and culture, philanthropic and visionary fields in the UAE. 
The esteemed event celebrating its 13th year, and the 36th anniversary of the magazine, saw a total of six awards presented during the evening. More than 12,000 votes were cast resulting in Jumana Abu-Hannoudbeing crowned the Emirates Woman, Woman of the Year 2017. The event’s guest of honour and Emirates Woman September cover star, Mariah Idrissi, spoke on stage about opening the door to diversity and how she became the first hijab-wearing model. Editorial Director, Gina Johnson, said: ‘Emirates Woman was the first magazine in the region for women and these awards were also the first of their kind celebrating female game changers. With a combined audience of more than half a…

In Its Tenth Year: Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Rhodes W1, By Chef Gary Rhodes

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From happy hour six nights a week to some of Dubai’s most unusual signature dishes, Rhodes W1 has been surprising and satisfying its guests since opening its doors to the public ten years ago. A staple of Grosvenor House Dubai’s impressive F&B line-up, its founder, legendary Chef and restaurateur Gary Rhodes OBE, admits in the lead up to its upcoming October anniversary that there is more to his fine-dining establishment than first meets the eye. Chef Gary Rhodes brings his very own “Je Ne Sais Quoi” that we know and love to Rhodes W1, Grosvenor House Dubai. The Anglo-French-inspired menu takes diners on a culinary journey, giving them the opportunity to sample innovative pairings and fusions. Throughout its ten year history, the restaurant has constantly kept things fresh with changes to its décor and menu. Speaking ahead of this week’s Middle East Hospitality Awards 2017 (18th September 2017) – for which he is both an Ambassador and Judge – Rhodes opened-up about exactly what it ta…

Anantara Eastern Mangroves Relaunches Weekend Feasts With Its Thursday Barbecue Night And Friday Brunch.

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Weekend feasts are swinging back to action at Anantara Eastern Mangroves with the relaunch of the Thursday Barbecue nights at The Pool Deck starting 28 September and The Big Brunch on Fridays at Ingredients starting 15 September.












Lower temperatures can only mean one thing – the much anticipated return of The Thursday Pool Deck Barbecue – a weekly institution for Abu Dhabi residents. Guests can enjoy the outdoors this season and treat the family to a mouthwatering experience with an outstanding alfresco barbecue filled with a variety of food stations including live action grilling and carving stations, pasta and seafood corners, and many more, guaranteed to satisfy all palates.  The Thursday Barbecue Night takes place every Thursdays from 7.30 pm to 11.00 pm and priced at AED 199* for the soft beverage package; AED 259* for the house beverage package and AED 319* for the bubbly package.


Great Taste & Great Value at Russo's

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What: 50% off on Appetizers and Salads When:17th to 23rd September Where: Russo’s New York Pizzeria, Dubai
Russo’s New York Pizzeria is bringing amazing value and delectable offers.
Russo’s is offering 50% off on all appetizers and salads from the 17th to the 23rd of September!
Head on over and tuck in to some of Russo’s signature appetizers like the delicious Pomodoro Bruschetta consisting of fresh flatbread bruschetta dashed with extra virgin olive oil and topped with perfectly ripened tomatoes, garlic and fresh basil.
If you close your eyes and take a bite, you’d think you were in Italy! Or how about diving something fresh and light with their vast array of salads like their very ownMediterranean salad with romaine lettuce, crunchy fresh garden vegetables, pine nuts, sundried tomatoes, artichoke hearts and dolce gorgonzola cheese, lightly topped with freshly-made balsamic house dressing.
You bring the hunger, they'll make sure to present tasty offers.

Waka Unveils The Fiesta Latina Brunch

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Showcasing a true taste of Latin passion, it is time to party Latin American style as Waka unveils it’s Fiesta Latina Brunch! Set to take your weekends to a whole new level, get ready to salsa, merengue and bachata your way through Friday! Featuring the best in the dynamic region’s cuisine coupled with the electric entertainment, from lively Latin American music to Brazillian Carnival dancers, your weekends will never be the same again.  

Serving a variety of the signature Waka dishes, Chef Roberto and his team will be offering guests the most delectable dining options. From a wide selection of Ceviches to mouthwatering Makis followed by cooked to perfect Spare Ribs and Truffle Quinoa Risotto, no detail has been overlooked to ensure you do not miss out on a single bite of the regions best flavours and experience a refreshing blend of culinary excellence.


Fiesta Latina Brunch on Friday Set to take your weekends to the next level, Chef Roberto Segura and his culinary brigade unveil a menu,…