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  • Nobu Matsuhusa interview

    Japanese masterchef shares some of the secrets of his success

  • Zengo

    Latin-Asian fusion from renowned chefs Richard Sandoval and Akmal Anuar

  • Alto Mar

    No frills seafood spot with good food and prices to match


  • 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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  • Gaucho’s cinema screening (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    A one-off evening of classic cinema in the lounge area of this Argentinian steakhouse. Reservations required. Free entry, food charged on consumptionTimings: 7.30pm(Wednesday) More meal deals

    Leopold’s of London’s (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    The Australian-themed menu features dishes such as ‘hot dingo’ hotdogs made with veal and merguez sausage, truffle mayonnaise, sweet mustard, red onion and cabbage or try desserts such as Tim Tam cake, Milo cheesecake, plus classics Lamningtons and Anzac biscuits. Prices varyTimings: 7am-midnight(Wednesday, Thursday) More meal deals

    Smokin’ Fair (Nightlife)

    Head to this fair and catch live country and blues music from Perry & Blackwelder’s house singer Wes Hayden and his band, who will perform on stage from 7pm until 10pm weekdays and 5pm until 8pm weekends More nightlife events

    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

  • Bushman’s Restaurant & Bar’s (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Items thrown on the barbie tonight include lamb cutlets, blackened Cajun spiced chicken and swordfish steaks. There will also be live music. Dhs275 (soft drinks). Dhs400 (house beverages)Timings: 7pm-11pm(Thursday) More meal deals

    SINEAD O'CONNOR (Nightlife)

    Irish Grammy award-winning singer Sinead O’Connor will perform in the U.A.E at The Irish Village on January 29.

    The controversial artist is best known for classic ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’. O’Connor will appear as part of a tour to promote her 10th album, ‘I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss’ which has already garnered critical acclaim.

    Over the course of a career spanning almost three decades, Sinead O’Connor has never been too far from the headlines and has attracted equal amounts of condemnation and acclaim.

    21+ Only More nightlife events

    Superheroes (Nightlife)

    Superheroes stampede full speed into 2015 with yet another romper stomper of a show. Special guests Lukas and Todd will be joined by residents Under The Moon, Kasparov and Somalie More nightlife events

  • Yalumba (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Celebrate with a traditional Australian barbecue, a selection of Aussie grape and unlimited bubbly. There is also music from the resident DJ and a happy hour directly following the brunch from 3.30pm-7pm. Dhs499 per person (bubbly)Timings: 12.30pm-3.30pm(Friday) More meal deals

    Andrew Rayel & Christian Burns (Nightlife)

    Tomorrowland’s Andrew Rayel will play along with talented British vocalist Christian Burns. Mentored by Armin Van Buuren, Andrew made it into last year’s Top 100 DJs and continues to release a string of high-profile sets, productions and mixes, along with his debut album Find Your Harmony More nightlife events

    Old skool on the terrace (Nightlife)

    Since its launch, old skool music lovers have been spreading the word about this hidden gem. Join DJ Stutter while he plays a mix of hip-hop and urban tracks More nightlife events

    Pinoy Fiesta (Nightlife)

    The Filipino Community can look forward to several showbiz personalities from the Philippines in concert More nightlife events

  • 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


Body & Mind

The Knowledge

5 things to do today in Dubai
Jan 28

See A Vision of Elvis or watch movies at Gaucho

5 things to do tomorrow in Dubai
Jan 28

Don’t miss Sinéad O’Connor live or check out a Kite Festival

Thousands of drivers caught speeding at more than 180kph every week
Jan 27

Youths between 18 and 35 most likely to be caught driving at excessive speed


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