Waldorf Astoria DIFC Set For Spring 2019 Opening

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Jan 2019

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a 275-room property is getting ready for its opening in Spring 2019. The first Waldorf Astoria city hotel to open in the UAE comprises of 201 guest rooms, 46 suites, and 28 residential apartments. Evoking the elegance of the early 1960’s New York era, Waldorf Astoria DIFC promises

New Nightlife Venue Set To Open In DIFC

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Oct 2018

Mantis will open its doors this November at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Situated on podium level in Emirates Financial Towers, Mantis will boast a 7-star experience and the 8,500sqft venue will feature state-of-the-art lighting, sound, audio, and digital technology to create a seamless, immersive, and authentic clubbing experience. The triangular experience of seating and viewing

Chef Izu Ani and Bulldozer Group to launch new restaurant

by Mahak Mannan | 25 Jul 2018

Named after the Greek Goddess of Earth, the original concept will be located in DIFC Bulldozer Group, the luxury hospitality investment and brand management company has partnered with chef Izu Ani to launch GAIA. Set to open in September, the home-grown restaurant infuses Greek and Mediterranean cuisine with a modern palate. Designed by culinary experts

Crab Market Brings the Most Sought-After Crab to Dubai

by Mahak Mannan | 13 May 2018

Guests can now taste a range of delicacies including the Kamchatka crab, brown crab, mud crab and blue crab at the DIFC branch. With an expansive seafood menu created by Russian Chef Vladimir Mukhin, Crab Market brings the freshest catch from across the world including crabs, lobsters, oysters, scallops, salmon, tuna, prawn, shrimp, cod, sea

A Game Of Tastes With Chef Michael Mina

by Mahak Mannan | 16 Apr 2018

Mixing the perfect blend of food, service and ambience, Four Seasons Hotel, DIFC recently launched Mina Brasserie in partnership with American chef Michael Mina and he tells Mahak Mannan why Dubai continues to be his favourite business location outside the United States. Bringing the American tradition of a brasserie to Dubai, Chef Michael Mina says

Ritz-Carlton DIFC makes new appointment

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Mar 2018

Andrea Magno has joined The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) as executive assistant manager – food and beverage. Joining the hotel with over 15 years of professional hospitality experience, Magno will be responsible for all aspects of the hotel’s food and beverage operations and culinary departments. Prior to joining the team at The Ritz-Carlton,

MINA Brasserie by American chef Michael Mina opens in DIFC

by Dina Maaty | 11 Feb 2018

A new dining venue in Four Seasons Hotel DIFC, MINA Brasserie has opened its doors to the public. Formerly Firebird Diner- the new venue will feature a variety of Brasserie style dishes by Chef Michael Mina and his team. “We are pleased to be able to continue our partnership with Four Seasons Hotel DIFC, and

Crab Market to offer ‘affordable seafood’

by Dina Maaty | 08 Feb 2018

Crab Market aims to carve out a niche for itself by offering affordable seafood to diners in Dubai. Located in Emirates Financial Towers, Crab Market is a venture between White Rabbit Family and the Bulldozer Group, who also operate Cipriani, Novikov, Eshak and Scalini in Dubai. The menu has been curated by Chef Vladamir Mukhin,

The Powder Room opens in DIFC

by Crystal Chesters | 07 Oct 2017

The Powder Room Wine Bar, based in the Al Fattan Currency House in DIFC, Level 1, has officially opened its doors. The venue offers a cheese and grape night, where guests can enjoy a large selection of cheeses. Cheese boards can be paired with cold cuts and a variety of reds, whites, roses or sparkling

New Places: Ravioli & Co

by Crystal Chesters | 28 Sep 2017

Greta Canevese and Khulood Khoury, co-founders of Ravioli & Co, introduce Dubai’s first traditional Italian trattoria. Please describe the concept of the venue in your words? Ravioli & Co is the first traditional trattoria – a small spot to enjoy simple food run by a family –  in Dubai. We are authentic and traditional with

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