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…

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…

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…

Lock, Stock & Barrel JBR

Lock, Stock & Barrel JBR: The Big Fat Brunch Location: Rixos Premium Dubai Price: – AED 269 (soft beverages) -AED 369 (house beverages) Timings: 1pm – 4pm “You bring the alcohol, i’ll bring the bad decisions” – Anonymous.   Hosted in the new, bigger, and improved branch of Lock Stock & Barrel (LSB); this brunch was designed…

TOMO

TOMO Location: Raffles Dubai Pricing: AED 249 (Soft drinks) AED 349 (House Beverages) Timings: 12.30-3.30 PM “Bibamus, moriendum est .(Let us drink – for we shall die)”-Seneca   Living in Dubai we are spoiled with choice when it comes to Japanese Restaurants. A quick search on Zomato reveals over 60 Japanese or Japanese Fusion restaurants in…

MARINA SOCIAL

MARINA SOCIAL Location: Intercontinental Dubai Marina Pricing: AED 275 (Soft drinks) AED 395(House Beverages) AED 445 (Bubbly) Timings: 12.30-3.30 PM “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” -J.R.R. Tolkien   Marina Social presents itself as a contemporary restaurant, serving a British-Mediterranean inspired menu….

WAKA RESTAURANT & BAR

WAKA RESTAURANT & BAR Location: The Oberoi Business Bay Pricing: AED 200 (Soft drinks) AED 350 (House Beverages) AED 400 (Bubbly) Timings: 8.00pm-11.00pm “Stay busy, get plenty of exercise, and don’t drink too much. Then again, don’t drink too little.”-Herman Smith- Johannsen For the hardcore brunch enthusiast, many Friday’s can pass where one does not…