Things to do on August 8:
A winning deal at Asado: Ever wanted to try Time Out Dubai’s award winning choice for best Latin restaurant? Well, now you can do so with a 2-for-1 dinner.
Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until September 15. The Palace Downtown Dubai (04 428 7806).
Get fighting fit for free: Try mixed martial arts with experienced coach Bruno Machado. Newbies can enjoy a free trial.
Free. 6am-10pm. Team Nogueira Dubai, 4th Street, A Quoz, www.teamnogueiradubai.com (04 338 8967).
Uncover ancient Indian cooking: Signature by Sanjeev Kapoor’s Nizami food festival celebrates this ancient regional variety of Indian cooking. Also on the special à la carte menu this month are a range of different biryanis, made in Hyderabadi-style.
Priced à la carte. Daily noon-11pm. Until August 31. Melia Hotel Dubai, Bur Dubai (04 386 8111).
See a rock tribute band: Head down to the Music Room for an evening in tribute to Led Zeppelin. Expect songs such as ‘Black Dog,’ ‘Whole Lotta Love,’ and ‘Ten years gone.’
Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).
Enjoy summer sessions at 360: If you’re a fan of house music then summer sessions with DJs Rich Showell, Rod Lee Winters and Sam Farsio will be just the ticket this weekend.
Free. 5pm-3am. 360, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (055 500 8518).