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…

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)…

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…

LA PARILLA

LA PARILLA Location: Jumeirah Beach Hotel Pricing: AED 395 (Without alcohol) AED 495 (With Alcohol, Bubbly & Prosecco) Timings: 12.30pm-3.30pm “My favorites animal is Steak”- Fran Lebowitz   This brunch has been in high demand, mainly due to the 2 for 1 offer on the Entertainer. After several failed attempts at booking a table for this Latin…

ZERO GRAVITY

ZERO GRAVITY (Thursday Night Brunch) Location: Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, JBR, DUBAI Pricing: AED 295 (Inclusive of Alcoholic House Beverages) Timings: 8pm-11.00pm “When you stop drinking, you have to deal with this marvelous personality that started you drinking in the first place.” —Jimmy Breslin When Zero Gravity first opened, I predicted that they would turn into the…

TING IRIE

TING IRIE Location: Souk Al Manzil, Downtown Dubai Mall Pricing: AED 295 (Inclusive of Soft Beverages) AED 395 (Inclusive of Alcoholic House Beverages) Timings: 1pm-4.00pm “Some people feel the rain, others just get wet” —Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley For my 3X birthday celebration, I was in search of a brunch that would offer my friends…