Jumeirah Restaurant Week or rice is nice at Benihana
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on May 23:
Jumeirah Restaurant Week: From today, sample promotional set menus across Jumeirah Hotel Group’s restaurants. Advanced booking is advised. Dhs90 (Noodle House). Dhs120 (casual dining). Dhs180 (signature dining) Dhs270 (Burj Al Arab). Until May 31. www.jumeirah.com (04 364 7555).
Glow for glory at the Go & Glow 5k: This fun run will see hundreds glow in the dark as they take on a 5km run at Wadi Adventure. Dhs150. 8pm. Wadi Adventure, Al Ain, www.premieronline.com (03 781 8422).
Rice is nice at Benihana: Japanese ‘donburi’ is a style of dish, where a bowl of rice is topped with different recipes to make a complete meal. Benihana is currently serving special donburi dishes for a limited time. Prices vary. Thu, Fri and Tue 5pm-11.30pm. Until May 29. Amwaj Rotana, The Walk, JBR (04 428 2000).
Hit the Dubai Rock Festival: A total of five scary-sounding bands perform. Topping the bill are traditionalists Nightmare, plus fellow French exports Loudblast, India’s Demonic Resurrection, and the UAE’s Nervcecell and Ascendant. 5pm. Dhs200. Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha www.timeouttickets.com
Hear a world music legend: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is a highly trained Pakistani singer, rooted in the Qawalli and Sufi tradition and the torchbearer of the Fateh Ali musical family. Expect ecstatic, extended, spiritual vocal workouts, alongside some poppier crossover numbers, ghazals and more. Dhs100-750. Doors 7pm, show 9pm. Madinat Arena, Madinat Jumeirah www.timeouttickets.com