STK

STK Dare to Brunch Place: The Address Downtown Dubai Price: AED 349(Soft beverages) AED 499 (House beverages) Timings: 1.00pm- 4.00pm “Age and glasses of wine should never be counted.” -Unknown   STK is owned and operated by the global hospitality company The One Group, and is their 18th STK branch, which was first launched in NYC,…

HOTEL CARTAGENA

  HOTEL CARTAGENA Place: JW Marriott Marquis Price: AED 295 (Soft beverages) AED 395 (House beverages) Timings: 1.30pm- 4.30pm “To know how to eat well, one must first know how to wait.” -Marco Pierre White Hotel Cartagena’s motto is ‘Welcome to Latin America without borders’, indicating a theme based on Latino fusion. The interior appears to…

MORIMOTO

MORIMOTO   Place: Renaissance Downtown Hotel Price: AED 350(Soft beverages) AED 499 (House beverages) AED 650 (Bubbly) Timings: 12.30pm- 4.00pm “Cook more often. Don’t study; just cook” – Masaharu Morimoto I remember watching in awe episode after episode of Iron Chef America, and dreaming of the opportunity to be at the judges table to taste all…

LUIGIA 

LUIGIA  Place: Rixos Premium Dubai Price: AED 195(Soft beverages) AED 240 (Beer & Wine) AED 320 (House beverages) Timings: 1.00pm- 4.00pm “Garlic is divine. Few food items can taste so many distinct ways, handled correctly. Misuse of garlic is a crime…Please, treat your garlic with respect…Avoid at all costs that vile spew you see rotting in…

MAIDEN SHANGHAI

Maiden Shanghai Friday Dim Sum Brunch (by Candy Pants) Place: FIVE Palm Jumeirah Price: AED 295(Soft beverages) AED 395 (House beverages) Timings: 1.00pm- 4.00pm “The Italians and Spanish, the Chinese and Vietnamese see food as part of a larger, more essential and pleasurable part of daily life. Not as an experience to be collected or bragged…

LIMA

LIMA  Place: City Walk, Dubai Price: AED 325 (Inclusive of Soft Beverages) AED 450 (Inclusive of House Beverages) AED 550 (Inclusive of Bubbly) Timings: 12pm- 4pm “Food is everything we are. It’s an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It’s inseparable from those from the get-go.”-Anthony Bourdain As…

AJI

AJI  Place: Club Vista Mare, The Palm, Dubai Price: AED 375 (Soft beverages) AED 495 (House beverages) Timings: 12pm- 4pm “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.”- Mark Twain   Aji promotes their brand via the hashtag #NikkeiEffect;…

PEYOTE

Peyote  Place: DIFC, Dubai Price: AED 250(Soft beverages) AED 395 (House beverages) Timing: 12.30pm- 4.00pm “Take your pleasure seriously.”- Charles Eames. “Peyote” is Spanish for a small species of cactus, that contains Mescaline; a psychedelic substance. I can confirm that the restaurant did not have any available. Peyote Dubai is the fourth opening of the Peyote…

RUYA

RUYA Place: Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina Price: AED 299 (soft beverages) AED 399 (House beverages) AED 499 (Champagne) Timing: 12pm – 4pm “The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.”- Lucille Ball With two weeks to go until my 33rd birthday, I sat drinking my favorite Rum (Takamaka)…

TORO + KO

TORO + KO Place: City Walk, Dubai Price: AED 325 (Inclusive of Soft Drinks) AED 450 (Inclusive of House Beverages) AED 550 (Inclusive of Bubbly) Timings: 12.00-4.00pm “A beber y a tragar, que el mundo se va a acabar.” (Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we die)- Spanish Proverb Toro + Ko is a high-end Barcelona-style tapas restaurants…

MASTI COCKTAILS & CUISINE

MASTI  Place: Le Mer, Dubai Price: AED 250(Soft beverages) AED 350 (House beverages) AED 500 (Bubbly) Timings: 1.00pm- 5.00pm “Take your pleasure seriously.” Charles Eames. Masti is a brave attempt to produce an uber-chic modern Indian dining experience. The menu is designed as Indian inspired sharing dishes infused with a variety of global flavors (Indian Fusion…

STK

  STK Dare to Brunch Place: Rixos Premium, JBR, Dubai Price: AED 349(Soft beverages) AED 499 (House beverages) Timings: 1.00pm- 4.00pm “Wine makes a man better pleased with himself; I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others.”- Samuel Johnson   STK is owned and operated by the global hospitality company The One…