Must-Try Culinary Experiences in the UAE

Must-Try Culinary Experiences in the UAE

Let's explore some top-notch food experiences you shouldn't miss in the Emirates.

Picnic experience

Get ready for a special treat with Jones the Grocer at Emirates Golf Club during the 2024 Hero Dubai Desert Classic from January 18 to 21. While you watch the golf tournament with stunning views of the course, you can enjoy tasty picnic hampers right on the green grass. Prices begin at Dh320 for two people.

Business lunch

L'Atelier Robuchon has a tempting Business Lunch available Monday to Friday from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm at Dh129. You can pick between a starter, main, and dessert, or try two starters and a main course. The menu has exciting options like beetroot carpaccio, salmon tataki, and tomato risotto for starters. The main courses feature striploin beef and grilled chicken. Their dessert of the day showcases creativity and skill. This Business Lunch assures an unforgettable experience, mixing top-notch quality, culinary expertise, and affordability. Find them at Gate Village 11, Podium Level, DIFC, Dubai.

Tropical lunch

Amazónico in Dubai now presents the Tropicalia Weekend Parrilla Lunch, crafting a refreshing dining affair every Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to 3 pm. This delightful feast brings a shared-style barbecue menu highlighting charcoal-grilled premium meats and flavorful bites with a tropical twist. Feast on Brazilian-style Picanha, Argentine Chorizo, Peruvian chilli-marinated Baby Chicken, New Zealand Leg of Lamb, Veal Ribs, and woodfire-cooked Sea Bass. The meal also includes Pan de Queso, Arepas, Patacones, and an array of dips. Vegetarian options are available upon request. Priced at Dh350, the lunch encompasses bites, mains, and desserts, along with mocktails, non-alcoholic drinks, and tropical Caipirinhas. Dive into the vibrant ambiance with live Bossa Nova entertainment by the talented duo Diego and Giselle.

New dining spot in Jumeirah

Makifornia, renowned for its inventive Asian fusion dishes combining Japanese and Californian tastes, has unveiled its flagship venue in Dubai's esteemed Jumeirah 1 district. The sprawling 6000 sqft villa provides seating for 134 diners indoors and outdoors, focusing on personalized dining encounters. Makifornia's dedication to culinary innovation, offering a diverse menu comprising poke bowls, sushi, and distinctive desserts, aims to craft an unforgettable gastronomic journey. The restaurant's Makitouch concept highlights excellence, atmosphere, and indulgence, welcoming locals and tourists alike to relish the distinctive fusion of flavors. For inquiries, reach out to or call +971 4 886 8875.

Celebrate Orthodox New Year

Experience a lavish celebration for the Orthodox New Year at At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa, indulging in an exquisite 6-course tasting menu inspired by White Truffle & Russian Caviar on January 13. Delight in a fusion of traditional and modern dishes, including Yellowtail Sashimi and Truffle Rossini. The evening will be elevated with live entertainment featuring a 3-piece band and a resident DJ. Extending the festivities, a specially curated 4-course lunch menu awaits on January 14, brimming with cultural flavors. The dinner set menu is priced at Dh1,675, while the lunch set menu is Dh950.

Celebrate Veganuary

Indulge in a unique culinary experience at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal in Atlantis The Royal, a Michelin-starred restaurant, presenting an exclusive vegan menu available until January 31. Priced at Dh495 per person (excluding beverages), the three-course set menu showcases inventive dishes influenced by Britain’s gastronomic heritage. Savor delights like Truffle with mushroom parfait and grilled bread, Roast cauliflower, and Bohemian cake as part of this special offering.

Try the Rio brunch

SUSHISAMBA's celebrated 'Rio Brunch' makes a return due to popular demand, offering a bi-weekly culinary adventure starting January 13. This vibrant brunch harmonizes Japanese, Brazilian, and Peruvian flavors in a beautifully presented, shared-style menu. Indulge in standout dishes like Salmon Tiradito, Peruvian Corn Salad, sushi moriawase, Australian Angus Tenderloin, and Chilean Sea Bass Anticucho. With the backdrop of stunning views overlooking The Palm Jumeirah, guests will be entertained by samba dancers and lively DJ sets. The brunch is available from 12:30 pm to 4 pm, with prices varying based on seating preferences and beverage choices. For reservations, contact 04 278 4888.

News Source: Khaleej Times

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