Alcohol

In The Mix: Master Of Flavours

by Mahak Mannan | 21 Jan 2019

We spoke to Zarco Cucuz, brand ambassador and bar guru, Tribeca, about his love for mixology. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I come from a little town in Serbia called Pirot, close to the Bulgarian border. I left Serbia to travel the world and get to know new cultures. Upon arriving in South

Restaurant Secrets Acquires Four Emaar Hospitality Group Restaurants

by Mahak Mannan | 20 Jan 2019

Restaurant Secrets Inc. (RSI) has confirmed that is has acquired the lease and operating rights of five restaurants from Emaar Hospitality Group, including a brand new concept called The Loft at Dubai Opera. Alongside The Loft at Dubai Opera, the deal includes French-inspired restaurant, La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie, and two additional restaurants joining RSI’s

Gastronomy Uncovered: El Noctámbulo

by Mark Anthony Monzon | 07 Jan 2019

BNC Publishing’s resident food aficionado, Mark Anthony Monzon discovers the best new restaurants in town. “I hate tacos…” said no Juan ever. That’s a very popular joke that I think has a lot of truth in it because I have never met anyone who doesn’t like tacos. That’s probably why a brand new resto-bar El

Italian Brand Stella Di Mare Opens Dubai Property

by Mahak Mannan | 02 Jan 2019

Offering a wide range of amenities for both travellers and UAE residents, alongside a choice of six restaurants and bars, Stella Di Mare, Dubai Marina has now opened its doors. The décor at Stella Di Mare, meaning ‘the star of the sea’ in Italian, uses selected materials imported from Italy and across the world for

Mama Zonia Opens Doors

by Mahak Mannan | 12 Dec 2018

Hidden in the depths of Dubai Marina, Mama Zonia is designed to take guests on a journey through the Amazon rainforest where inspiring creativity ignites the senses. A tropical chic restaurant, bar, and lounge, diners at Mama Zonia are welcomed by live tribal drummers evoking the sounds of an Amazon tribe, before taking in the

Alain Ducasse Opens First UAE Restaurant at Emerald Palace

by Mahak Mannan | 12 Dec 2018

Alain Ducasse, the internationally acclaimed chef has launched his first restaurant in the United Arab Emirates, miX Dubai, a space spread over three floors, with unparalleled views of the sea and Palm Jumeirah. The focal point of the restaurant is a gargantuan, golden Fabergé Egg which sits inside the dome of Emerald Palace Kempinski, spanning an impressive three floors. Chef Ducasse worked closely with

Two New F&B Venues At Occidental IMPZ

by Mahak Mannan | 10 Dec 2018

The newly opened Occidental IMPZ hotel, from Spanish hospitality group, Barceló, has announced the launch of two new restaurant concepts in the UAE. The 4-star deluxe hotel in International Media Production Zones (IMPZ) is now home to Champs Sports Bar and Stage Sky Bar & Lounge. Champs Sports Bar is where quirky meets classic, as

GALLERY: Spotted At The Opening Of JRG Dubai’s New Venues

by Mahak Mannan | 09 Dec 2018

We were at the opening of The Duck Hook and Hillhouse Brasserie last week, Jumeirah Restaurant Group’s new venues at Dubai Hills.  

A Carnival of Flavours

by Mahak Mannan | 12 Nov 2018

Corporate beverage manager and head mixologist, Passion F&B, Sherine John, tells us about his journey in the world of mixology. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born in South India and ironically I started my hospitality journey in the kitchen as a trainee Chef. It was while working in the kitchen at

JRG Dubai Set To Open Two New Venues This Year

by Mahak Mannan | 31 Oct 2018

The Duck Hook is slated to open by mid-November 2018, while Hillhouse Brasserie plans to open its doors early December 2018. JRG Dubai, the home-grown restaurant management company, is launching two brand new dining concepts at Dubai Hills Golf Club in the heart of Dubai Hills Estate. The new outlets represent the first formal collaboration









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