Dine in style with new deals at Rostang, Armani and Burj Al Arab
BookMunch’s ‘Cook The Books’ series A new season of events where food experts from the region prepare menus created from famous cook books. Today features Dima Sharif cooking from her forthcoming book. Dhs130 per person (three-course and soft drinks). 8.30pm-10.30pm. Al Wasl Square, Al Wasl Road (04 388 4006).
Bavarian food, music and beverages, plus the chance to win two return flights to Vienna, Austria. Dhs259 (selected beverages). Wed-Sat 7pm-2am. Until October 12. Jumeirah Rotana, Satwa (04 345 5888).
Caramel’s lunch deal
Sample a three-course business lunch offer. Dhs79 per person. Sun-Thu 11am- 3pm. Ongoing. DIFC (800 227 2635).
Chor Bazaar’s thali deal Includes naan, prawns, chicken and lamb dishes. Dhs159 (soft drinks). Dhs229 (house beverages). Daily 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 5613).
Claypot’s Indian street food festival Check out live chaat, pav bhaji and vada pav counters and an à la carte menu of 15 popular Indian street-food dishes. Prices à la carte. Daily noon-3pm, 7pm-midnight. Until October 12. Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai, Kuwait Street (050 100 7065).
Fire & Ice’s Irish beef promotion The seasonal special for October features Kettyle Irish beef from County Fermanagh. Prices à la carte. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until October 31. Raffles Dubai, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Fogueira’s anniversary party The restaurant celebrates its first birthday with a week of live Latin music, samba dancing, a dessert buffet and raffle giveaways. Dhs260 (soft drinks). Dhs360 (house beverages). Until October 10. Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina (04 439 8888).
Hyatt Dubai’s 2 for 1 The hotel group offers a buy-one-get-one free promotion on main courses, across its properties in Dubai, including 16 restaurants such as Traiteur, Thai Kitchen, Wox and Miyako. Diners must present discount vouchers from Hyatt’s website. Prices and times vary. Until October 31. (04 317 2221).
Radisson Blu’s competition Dine in one of seven restaurants, such as The China Club and Fish Market, in Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek to be entered into a prize draw to win a Fiat 500 or one of seven flights and hotel stays to Europe. Prices and times vary. Until November 30. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Armani/Ristorante’s truffle menu The seasonal ingredient is offered in a choice of two different seven-course menus, classic or contemporary cooking. Dhs800 per person (food only). Dhs1,450 per person (grape pairing). Until November 30. Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
The Kitchen’s forest special
The October menu features ingredients from the forest such as game, nuts and mushrooms. Dhs110 per person (soft drinks). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Until October 31. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Traiteur’s mushroom menu
The restaurant celebrates the mushroom season with a special à la carte menu. There is also a complimentary selection of French cheeses for guests to enjoy when they order two courses. Prices vary. Sun-Fri 7pm-midnight. Until October 18. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
3in1’s urban picnic Launched today, the new event is a poolside, picnic concept, where guests will be given a basket and blanket, and a DJ spins chill out tunes. Dhs225 (soft drinks). Dhs295 (house beverages). 1pm-5pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5923).
Armani/Ristorante’s truffle master class
Get tuition in using this premium ingredient, followed by a three-course lunch. Dhs700 per person. Dhs1,000 per couple (including three course lunch with grape pairing). 11am-3pm. Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Da Shi Dai’s dim sum
Freshly made fried and steamed classic recipes at this popular Chinese spot. Dhs88 per person. Fri and Sat noon-4pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina (04 426 4636).
Epicure’s ‘tradizioni della trosca’ deal
Sample fresh parpadelle pasta, Bolognese, risotto Milanese or crispy gnocchi teamed with Italian grape. Dhs75 (main course only). Dhs99 (main course with a glass of grape). Noon-10.30pm. Until April 2014. Desert Palm, International City (04 323 8888).
Noire at Spectrum on One
The ‘dine in the dark’ experience offers a three-course meal, served to guests in a pitch-black room, by waiting staff wearing night-vision goggles. Dhs325 per person (Dhs27 per guest is donated to Sightsavers Middle East). Fri-Mon 7.30pm-10pm. Ongoing. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).
THE DEK on 8’s Soak event
Live cooking stations, help yourself beverage stations, plus music, ‘surprise’ entertainment and use of the pool. Dhs295 per person. 2pm-6pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Armani/Hashi’s izakaya night Sample some casual Japanese sharing plates and bar snacks, matched with beverages. Dhs300 (food only), Dhs420 (beverage pairing). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Armani Hotel Dubai, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
The Archive’s fall fair
A family-friendly day of food and activities. Free entry. 10am-6pm. Safa Park, Al Wasl Road (04 349 4033).
Wheeler’s surf and turf
A two-person platter of whole grilled lobster, 360g fillet of beef, French fries, béarnaise sauce, salad and dessert. A bottle of house grape and four bottles of hops are included in the deal. Dhs350 per person. Noon-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. DIFC (04 386 0899).
Channels’ theme nights Try Mexican on Tuesday, Mediterranean on Wednesday, Asian on Thursday and Friday, Pacific Islands on Saturday, English on Sunday and sushi on Monday. Sat-Wed Dhs155 (soft drinks), Dhs215 (house beverages), Dhs225 (premium beverages). 7pm-10.30pm. Thu-Fri Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs235 (house beverages), Dhs245 (premium beverages). 7pm-10.30pm. Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0201).
Mazina’s Sunday carvery
A family-sized feast of roast meats and vegetables, including bubble and squeak. Dhs185 per person. 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 888 3444).
Nezesaussi’s Aussie steak night Unlimited platters of Australian steak and chops, including side dishes and live music to entertain you whilst you dine. Dhs250 (house beverages). 7pm to 11pm. Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 428 5927).
Arcadia Lounge’s mezze night A Turkish-inspired mezze menu by celebrity chef Silvena Rowe. Dhs149 per person (house grape). Tues 7-10pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8611).
Armani/Ristorante’s truffle gala dinner
A welcome reception followed by a seven-course degustation menu using white and black truffle. Dhs800 per person (food only). Dhs1,500 per person (grape pairing). 7pm-11.30pm.Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Tempt your taste buds with a Brazilian barbecue. Dhs195. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, JBR (04 318 2530).
Rostang’s moules frites night
All-you-can-eat mussels and fries. Dhs145 per person (food only). Dhs250 per person (selected beverages). 6.30pm-10pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Sonamu’s Korean barbecue
Try the all-you-can-eat barbecue. Dhs179. 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Asiana Hotel, Deira (04 238 7777).