Bento by the Beach at Ají Fancy an early dinner? Sample a Japanese-Peruvian bento box at this Time Out Dubai Restaurant Award-winning Palm spot when you head down before 7pm. The options include vegetarian, featuring veggie tacos, the Nikkei, including red snapper tiradito, and the Ají, starring the cebiche limeño – sea bass ceviche with coriander, onion and sweet potato. Dhs110 (veggie), Dhs120 (Nikkei), Dhs130 (Ají). Sun-Thu noon-7pm. Ongoing. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (04 552 0244).
Mother’s Day dinner at Marina Social Celebrate UK Mother’s Day this Sunday March 26 by treating the woman who brought you into the world to a slap-up meal at Jason Atherton’s Marina Social. She’ll get a personalized cake, card and a glass of bubbly (and you’ll get extra points, and possibly become favourite child). Dhs295 per person. Sunday March 26, 7pm-midnight. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6664).
Steak frites night at Couqley Beat those Sunday blues with this great-value Steak Frites deal from much-loved Beirut export Couqley. Each plate features a rib-eye steak drenched in the JLT restaurant’s signature (and seriously buttery) house sauce, served alongside a pile of crisp, golden French fries. Enjoy two plates of steak frites, a bottle of grape and a pain perdu dessert for Dhs279, or two steak frites and a pain perdu for just Dhs226. Dhs226 (for two), Dhs279 (for two with a bottle of grape). Sun noon-2am. Cluster A, JLT (04 514 9339).