Head to The Market Outside The Box or go crab crazy at Benjarong
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on January 21:
Head to The Market Outside The Box: OTB Market is the region’s first sustainable fashion and lifestyle marketplace, with retailers operating out of refurbished shipping containers. Now in its second year, there will also be film screenings. Open 4pm-10pm (weekdays), 10am-10pm (weekends). Until January 24. South Ridge Park, Downtown Dubai, www.mydsf.ae.
Go crab crazy at Benjarong:
Try crab cooked in traditional Thai style at the restaurant this month. Dishes include crispy soft-shell crab with spicy green papaya salad. Priced à la carte. Sat-Thu noon-3pm, 7pm-11pm. Until January 31. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
Shop and dine at Eataly this DSF:
Shoppers can refuel with this well-priced Dubai Shopping Festival deal. It offers a two-course menu, plus an Italian espresso. Dhs39 per person. Sun-Thu 3pm-7pm. Until February 1. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 330 8899).
Try speed business networking: At this fun and fast business event you can pitch to lots of different people within a short period of time. Just bring your business cards. RSVP online to attend. Dhs50. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Dôme Café, DIFC, www.meetup.com/business-networking-dubai (no number).
Midweek fun at Bliss Lounge: Ladies can enjoy three free mixed drinks while listening to live house sets from DJ Robert Walker and Cuts Above. Free. 9pm-3am. Bliss Lounge, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, JBR (04 315 3886).