See urban art at Showcase Gallery: German artist Stephan Geisler’s urban-style artworks are refreshingly upbeat. He uses bright colours and fantasy themes as a form of escapism, to depict day-to-day occurrences. Until November 20. Showcase Gallery, Villa 679, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 348 8797).
Book a facial and get a free eye treat:
On Sunday, Monday or Tuesday until November 30, ladies can book any Guinot facial or Dermalogica deep-cleanse facial at Pastels and get a free eye treatment worth Dhs150. Guinot facials from Dhs400, Dermalogica facial Dhs350. Until November 30. Pastels, Jumeirah (04 394 7393).
Try a fast lunch feast at Chutneys:
Enjoy an express lunch of either Royal Peacock Light Thali or a Business Royal Peacock Thali: four curries with naan, rice and a dessert that take just 15 minutes to prepare. Dhs55 light thali, Dhs75 business thali. Daily noon-3pm. Ongoing. Chutneys, Mövenpick Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 310 4340).
Risotto fever starts today at Splendido: There are 10 risottos to choose from at Splendido, including the special risotto parmigiano with black seaweed caviar, and Sardinian venere rice risotto with mussels. Dhs50-150. Daily 7pm-11pm. Until October 28. Splendido, The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR (04 399 4000).
Sample Snog frozen yoghurt: This tempting treat is delicious and a lot healthier than sugar-packed ice cream. Made with probiotics, organic milk, natural sweeteners and served with all manner of healthy fresh berries, we’re firm fans. If your kids aren’t into fruit, they can always get a chocolate brownie topping instead. From Dhs16. Open daily 10am-midnight, Mirdif City Centre, www.ifancyasnog.com (04 284 0955).