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  • Nobu Matsuhusa interview

    Japanese masterchef shares some of the secrets of his success

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  • Birdman

    Oscar-tipped five star Michael Keaton comedy about an actor struggling with fame

  • Selma

    Powerful performances and weighty subject matter make this a five star civil rights drama

  • Black Sea

    Modern submarine drama with Jude Law and Jodie Whittaker

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  • Sea bream special (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    A seasonal menu starting today offers sea bream prepared in a number of ways, including steamed with premium soy sauce or wok-fried with Singapore chilli sauce. Dhs210 per kiloTimings: 12.30pm-5pm, 7pm-11pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Casa de Tapas (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    A two-for-one deal on paella and Spanish beverages (excluding sparkling). From Dhs55 per personTimings: Noon-midnight(Saturday) More meal deals

    Soulja Boy live (Nightlife)

    The American rapper, producer, actor and entrepreneur is jetting into Dubai following the success of his new album Loyalty. He will be performing hits such as ‘Crank That’, ‘Kiss me thru the phone’ and ‘Turn My Swag On’ More nightlife events

    URBN Saturdays (Nightlife)

    Enjoy a night dedicated to hip-hop and R&B. Ladies get free drinks all night from the Pink bar menu. More nightlife events

  • Shang Thai (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    On Sundays, ladies will get a 50 percent discount off the total lunch bill. Prices varyTimings: Noon-3pm(Sunday) More meal deals

    Andiamo (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    For the whole of January, the Italian restaurant will serve dishes prepared with fresh white Alba truffle, such a beef carpaccio, pizza and freshly made tagliolini pasta. Dishes from Dhs160 (including 5g of white truffle shavings). Additional truffle from Dhs20 per gramTimings: Sat-Wed 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm; Thu-Fri 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-midnight(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Eataly (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    To coincide with Dubai Shopping Festival, which starts today, this deal offers shoppers a late lunch or early dinner menu at a special price. The meal includes two courses, soup or salad, followed by pizza or pasta, and an Illy espresso with which to end the meal. Dhs39 per person. Offer is on January 2 to February 1Timings: 3pm-7pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) More meal deals

    80s Sundays (Nightlife)

    Listen to ’80s classics with DJ Elie from 9pm to 3am. Enjoy Dhs30 selected drinks from 7pm to 10pm More nightlife events

  • Java Jolt (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Head to this new café in Dubai Silicon Oasis and just say ‘Java me’ when placing a food order and receive a free organic coffee, tooTimings: 7am-7pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) More meal deals

    Reform Social & Grill’s (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Order a steak and get a complimentary half bottle of selected red or white grape. Dhs140Timings: Mon 6pm-11pm, Thu noon-3pm(Monday, Thursday) More meal deals

    Salsa Mondays (Nightlife)

    Enjoy a Salsa lesson from 8pm to 9pm. Ladies receive two complimentary drinks from 9pm to 1am More nightlife events

    Manic Monday (Nightlife)

    DJs Greg Stainer and Andy Swift play a mix of old and new club anthems. The first 100 ladies through the door get free mixed drinks More nightlife events

  • Mixed drink masterclass (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Learn the art of mixology. The class also includes five mixed drinks and welcome canapés. Advanced reservation required. Dhs200 per personTimings: 7pm-9pm(Tuesday) More meal deals

    Yuan (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Choose from the restaurant’s select dim sum menu for delicious discounted dumplings. Dhs88 (for two people). Dhs128 (for three people), Dhs168 (for four people), Dhs198 (for five people)Timings: 6pm-7pm and 10pm-11pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Honeys Rock the Boat (Nightlife)

    Join the glamorous Mahiki girls and guys for a night of commercial chart music More nightlife events

  • Da Vinci’s (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Specials change every month. Discount for Emirates staff(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Remedy (Nightlife)

    Dust off your flat caps and grab the high-tops as Societe Jumeirah takes you back to the birth of hip-hop. Expect classic hits from Dr. Dre, Biggie Smalls and 2Pac and get ready for some ‘California Love’ More nightlife events

    West Beach Bistro & Sports Lounge (Bars & Clubs)

    There is nothing ordinary about our Happy Hour… Lasting for a continuous stretch of nine hours with selected beverages, we also make sure we cover all major sports events while you take advantage of The Longest Happy Hour" on the Walk Timings: Noon-9pm (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More drink deals

    Ruminiscence (Art)

    The solo exhibition of lyrical paintings by Art Noor showcases a collection of 30 of his recent works based on the verses of the celebrated writer and poet Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi More art exhibitions

  • Al Dawaar (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Enjoy a superb international buffet featuring dishes from Europe, Middle East and Asia both for lunch (Dhs165 per person, food only) or dinner (Dhs230 per person, food only) (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday) More meal deals

    The Laughter Factory (Nightlife)

    The line-up for this month: Paul Thorne, Ian Moore, Pirre Hollins More nightlife events

    Chelsea Arms (Bars & Clubs)

    The longest happy hour on Dubai Creek, 2 for 1 on selected beverages Timings: 4pm-9pm (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More drink deals

    Russian Ballet Stars (Art)

    Russian Ballet dancers from the acclaimed Mariinsky Ballet and the Mikhailovsky Theatre of St. Petersburg, Russia, are coming to Dubai for a night of musical beauty and graceful dancing More art exhibitions

  • Al Qasr (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Dhs495(alcohol)Timings: 12.30pm-4pm(Friday) More meal deals

    No. 1 Fridays (Nightlife)

    DJ Shero and DJ Brooklyn play continuous non-stop party anthems from R&B, hip-hop, old skool, nu skool, deep house and reggae More nightlife events

    Societe Jumeirah (Bars & Clubs)

    SocieteJumeirah’s anti-valentines party (Hate) is perfect for those who believe that this is a Hallmark holiday and who are single and ready to mingle. The two-storey venue’s red-hot theme sees staff wearing glowing horns and tails and serving chilli infused beverages throughout the night. The hotspot will be filled with hits such as Take That’s ‘Relight My Fire’ and Nelly’s ‘Hot In Here’. There is no cover charge for the special event Timings: 10pm-3am (Friday) More drink deals

    Radiant Trajectory (Art)

    Nathaniel Rackowe considers light to be one material in his palette as an artist, and uses it throughout his practice as both a surface and a point of origin More art exhibitions


Body & Mind

The Knowledge

5 things to do today in Dubai
Jan 31

Bag a bargain at the Baby Bazaar or feast on sea bream at Long Yin’s

5 things to do today in Dubai
Jan 30

Party at Yalumba for Aussie Day or watch Birdman at the cinema


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