Eating out events this week

Hot tables and recommended dining deals

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Our picks of the week

1 Warming winter flavours at At.mosphere
See Wed 12.

2 High-grade wagyu at Fire & Ice
See Wed 12.

3 A dreamy dinner at The Act Dubai
See Wed 12.

4 Party, New Orleans-style at Cravin’ Cajun
See Thu 13.

5 Romance by Heinz Beck’s new concept at Social
See Fri 14.

Wednesday 12

Amwaj Rotana’s chocolate special
Inspired by Valentine’s Day, chef Gianluca has created a spread of chocolates, set up in Atrium, for guests to sample and buy.
Prices vary. Open 24 hours. Until February 14. Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina (04 428 2000).

At.mosphere’s winter special
Seasonal flavours in a five-or seven-course tasting menu.
Dhs650 (five courses). Dhs900 (seven courses). Daily 6.30pm-11pm. Until February 28. Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).

Fire & Ice’s wagyu special
This month’s promotion features Blackmore wagyu beef, which has a 9+ marbling grade.
Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until February 28. Raffles Dubai, Wafi (04 324 8888).

Lafayette Gourmet’s Valentine’s cooking classes
Prepare a three-course meal with your partner.
Dhs295 per couple. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9933 ext 2394).

PAX’s shellfish promotion
A menu special using seafood from Italy.
Prices vary. Daily 7pm-midnight. February 28. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).

The Act Dubai’s Dreams By The Act
A new concept with a choice of three different three-course set dinner menus and a weekly changing theatrical performance inspired by dreams.
From Dhs300 per person (food only). Mon-Wed 8.30pm-1am. Ongoing. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (052 811 9900).


Thursday 13

Cravin’ Cajun’s Louisiana festival
A New Orleans-inspired street fair with Cajun and Creole cooking and a live jazz band.
Prices vary. Mon-Sat 7pm-11.30pm. Until February 28. Novotel Dubai, Al Barsha (04 304 9000).

Gelato World Tour
Sixteen artisan gelato-makers from the Middle East compete in this worldwide tournament to have their flavour declared ‘World’s Best Gelato’. Buy a Dhs60 ticket and you can take part in the judging process. A percentage of ticket sales are being donated to local charity Dubai Cares.
Free entry. Dhs60 (ticket includes two cups of gelato and three samples). Thu-Sat 2pm-midnight. Until February 15. Burj Park, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, www.gelatoworldtour.com.

Friday 14

Restronaut’s Independence Day
Head to this non-Valentine’s Day themed networking Meetup over dinner at Iris Dubai. Advanced sign-up is required.
Dhs245. From 8pm. The Oberoi Dubai, Business Bay, www.restronaut.me.

Saturday 15

Amala’s Bollywood nights
Get dinner teamed with a Bollywood movie screening at 3.30pm and 7.30pm.
Dhs285 per person (food and movie only). 6pm-1pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).


Sunday 16

Salero Tapas & Bodega’s business lunch
The deal offers one cold tapa, one hot tapa and one dessert from a daily changing selection. Dhs95 per person.
Sun-Wed noon-6pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5888).

Monday 17

Sapori di BiCE’s afternoon tea 2 for 1
For February, if two guests have the afternoon tea menu, they will also be able to try a free breakfast for two on their next visit.
Dhs220 per couple (afternoon tea). Daily 2pm-6pm. Until February 28. Jumeirah Citywalk, Al Wasl Road (04 344 2550).

Tuesday 18

Hunters Room and Grill’s gentlemen’s agreement
The steakhouse is offering a 50 percent discount, valid either on meat or a bottle of grape, on Tuesday nights.
Prices vary. 6pm-10.45pm. Ongoing. Westin Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh Road (04 399 4141).

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