5 things to do today

Watch the World Cup and indulge in authentic Italian pizza

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Friday 23

2011 Rugby World Cup: Australia v USA at The Sevens Stadium: Enjoy a variety of promotions throughout the Rugby World Cup, from great drinks deals (buckets of hops are Dhs75) and food deals (three pints and a curry for Dhs85). There are eight screens on which to catch the action, and a free shuttle bus to take you into town at 3pm.
Free entry. 12.30pm. The Sevens Stadium, Al Ain Road, www.thesevens.ae (04 809 6605).

Indulge in authentic Italian pizza: Discover the Italian way to prepare pizza with guest chef Gabriele Ioanna, from Ristorante Sanat Lucia in Biccari, Italy. Try pizzas with a touch of truffle, caciocavallo or bottarga cheese.
Prices vary. 12.30pm-3pm, 6pm-midnight. Andiamo, Grand Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2222).

Try the new Imperium brunch:
Today marks the launch of this regal new brunch at the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Expect tasty French food and sea views.
Dhs275 (soft drinks); Dhs395 (house beverages); Dhs550 (bubbly); half price for kids aged four to 12; free for kids under four. 1pm-4pm. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

Sunset Sessions launch party: Now that the weather is cooler, 360° is back. expect the finest sunset chill-out and nu-disco grooves, followed by deep and melodic sounds that make this party a must-attend event.
Free entry. 4pm-2am. Ongoing. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (050 107 6405).

Cooking tips from Jones the Grocer: Learn how to cook pistachio-crushed lamb cutlets and chickpea salad with mint yoghurt in this new cooking class. Advance booking required.
Dhs375. 6.30pm, Jones the Grocer, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 346 6886).

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