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Fall in love with food and drink again this fall

by Dina Maaty | 08 Sep 2019

Three experts from Chef Middle East tell us about the flavours and aromas of autumn, bringing you three season-inspired menu items. What’s your autumn creation? For this dish, I used fall-inspired ingredients such as root veggies, seasonal fruits, nature-faded pale colours, and with the hunting season in mind I used a goose’s three parts: breast,

Top Instagrammable Hilton hotels in the UAE

by Dina Maaty | 08 Sep 2019

From culinary experiences with French-style fondue feasts and afternoon tea, to sky-high spaces that make the perfect frame for any grid, Hilton has rounded up some of its favourite places across the UAE for snaps that are worthy of the most colourful Instagram feeds. Conrad Dubai Bliss 6 is the luxurious pool at Conrad Dubai,

Italian restaurant Luigia rolls out new menu

by Dina Maaty | 08 Sep 2019

Luigia, located in Rixos Premium at JBR, has launched a new, authentic Italian menu. The fresh menu pays tribute to Italian grandmothers, and includes new antipasti plates such as carpaccio, fried pizza dough with Buffalo mozzarella, fresh tomato, black pepper and basil, traditional spaghetti alla Nerano (with zucchini) and more. ‘Secondi’ platters include tagliata di

Chef Reif Othman’s homegrown Japanese restaurant to open in Jumeirah

by Dina Maaty | 08 Sep 2019

Reif Japanese Kushiyaki, a new homegrown restaurant located at Dar Wasl Mall in Jumeirah, will open on September 9. Chef-owned and operated by the Singaporean Reif Othman, the venue will offer affordable Japanese street food. The all-day lunch and dinner menu allows diners to tick their own choices when placing their order, selecting from seven

Power players: Dubai Retail and Sarood Hospitality on the biggest F&B rebrand of the year

by Dina Maaty | 08 Sep 2019

Dubai Retail’s homegrown restaurant management company JRG Dubai’s rebrand to Sarood Hospitality has been making headlines. Here, Nabil Ramadhan, chief executive officer of Dubai Retail & Sarood Hospitality and Spencer Ayers, managing director at Sarood Hospitality discuss the strategic move. Please tell us more about the rebranding and what it’s going to achieve for the

The Galleria Al Maryah Island’s expansion opens

by Dina Maaty | 05 Sep 2019

The Galleria Al Maryah Island’s expansion, developed by Gulf Related, is now open. The expansion comprises 70 dining venues, and over 250 international shopping brands all under one roof, with over 80% leased stores and nearly all outlets expected to open by the end of the year. Dining venues including Bouchon Bakery, Blaze Pizza, P.F.

Jumeirah Group unveils fitness venture

by Dina Maaty | 05 Sep 2019

Jumeirah Group has announced a new partnership with Embody Fitness in its launch of The J Club, a new lifestyle and wellness venue, recently opened in Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Managed and operated by the founders of Embody Fitness, an award-winning fitness business established in London and Dubai, The J Club includes a new luxuriously appointed

Global sushi spot to open on The Palm Jumeirah

by Dina Maaty | 04 Sep 2019

SUSHISAMBA restaurant is set to open on the 51st floor of The Palm Tower, 220 metres above the Palm Jumeirah. The restaurant, which currently operates in London, Miami, Las Vegas and Amsterdam, has partnered with Dubai’s Sunset Hospitality Group for the new venue, which will open in 2020. The restaurant is one of a range

UAE’s Marmum signs deals worth AED 27 million at EuroTier Middle East

by Dina Maaty | 04 Sep 2019

Marmum, a dairy and juice company, signed contracts worth AED 27 million with two of the leading national feed producers in the UAE. In attendance were Sultan Al Jaberi, managing director of Marmum and Edward Iskandar Hamod, general manager of the National Feed and Flour Production and Marketing Company on September 2, and Tariq Ahmed

Dubai one of the world’s most visited cities: Mastercard Global Cities Index

by Dina Maaty | 04 Sep 2019

Dubai has retained its position as the fourth most visited city in the world for the fifth year in a row, according to Mastercard’s Global Destination Cities Index (GDCI) 2019.  The city welcomed 15.93 million international overnight visitors last year and is expected to continue building on its success in 2019. The UAE’s capital, Abu









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