Give me an F, give me an O, give me another O, give me a D... put it together and what do you get? FOOD!!!
Food is a great way to spend time in good company, be it over drinks and bites with friends or a hearty meal with the entire family around.
If you have been on the hunt for a great place to dine that will not disappoint, here are some places to try out this week.
New Risen Cafe and Artisanal Bakery Branch Opens
Risen Cafe and Artisanal Bakery have opened their fourth branch at Grand Heights Hotel Apartments in Barsha Heights. The cafe is home to delicious treats and delicacies from coffee, cakes, pastries, loaves, smoothies, mocktails and more.
The SLAW Dunk Burger at SLAW
SLAW, the one-stop for delicious burgers, with branches in Jumeirah 1, Hessa Street and Al Khawaneej, offers diners a limited edition burger in partnership with Hellman's, the number one mayonnaise brand. Available till 30 September, named the SLAW Dunk combo, the burger is made with a potato bun, chicken fillet covered in a special maple mayonnaise sauce, fried jalapenos, lettuce and sesame seeds and the fries are served with mayonnaise, Knorr Far East seasoning, garlic, lemon zest and truffle oil. Prices start at Dhs 75 for the combo.
Live at the Distrikt at Social Distrikt
Social Distrikt at The Pointe, the one-stop restaurant and bar for experimental food, is offering diners a great offer that is sure to have you coming back. Held every Tuesday from 8pm to 11pm, delight in tucking into unlimited wings, sliders and fries while watching the fountains as well as enjoying live music from Nikhil Uzgare, musician and founder of Rock Nation UAE. Prices start at Dhs 90.
Emirati Women's Day at Marea
Celebrate Emirati women all week long. Till 3 September at Marea at DIFC Gate Village, delight in a specially curated three-course meal with delicious Italian flavours for a great pick-me-up this week. Prices for the meal start at Dhs 99 and is valid from 12pm to 2.45pm.
Mrs Buendia's Carnival at Hotel Cartagena
Hotel Cartagena is getting ready to host a spectacular night with music, street theatre, costumes and dance. Located at JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, delight in a Latin American and Caribbean celebration with delicious dishes, including curled corn, chicken chicharrones and more, along with a wide range of drinks to choose from. The celebration will run from 7pm onwards and has prices starting at Dhs 395.
New Menu at PRATO
PRATO at Trump International Golf Club has launched a new lunch menu that is sure to have your tastebuds tingling with delight. Enjoy dishes including veal shank ragu, risotto allo zafferano, arrotolati in prosciutto crudo, saltimbocca di pollo ripieni di mozzarella, pizza nutella and more.
Business Lunch at Mama Zonia
Delight in a delicious business lunch at Mama Zonia at Pier 7 at Dubai Marina, inspired by the Amazonian jungle. Available from Monday to Friday from 12pm to 3pm, delight in fusion from South America, Asia and the Caribbean with dishes including maki rolls, slow-cooked lamb, ceviche and more. Prices for the three-course meal start at Dhs 110.
Margaux To Open
Margaux at Jumeirah A'Salam is set to open from 1 September. Delight in a unique French pastry boutique that will transport you to the heart of Paris. Enjoy dishes including chocolate eclair, Saint-Honore mille-feuille, seasonal fruit tart, chocolate marble cake, tiramisu and more. The bakery opening times are from 10am to 8pm.
Meals On Me Express Opens
The recently opened Meals On Me Express is ready to offer diners a subscription-based meal plan but in a physical format. Located at the South Market food court at Gate Avenue DIFC, change the way you eat meals with healthy and customisable meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also, delight in a live salad station made in front of you straight from the Meals On Me Express garden.
Thirsty Friday at Cheeky Camel
Delight in a special offer every Friday at Cheeky Camel. Located at voco Bonnington JLT, from 3pm to midnight, delight in two hours of free-flowing drinks and 20% off dishes for two hours. Prices start at Dhs 199 per person.
Au Soleil Brunch at Brasserie 2.0
Spend your Saturdays the right way with an amazing brunch at Brasserie 2.0. Located at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa, delight in a brunch inspired by European heritage and tuck into drinks and dishes including Beef Wellington, butter chicken, paella, pizza and more. DJ Shenon will play music to ensure everyone has the best time. The brunch runs from 1.30pm to 4.30pm till 24 September, with prices starting at Dhs 400.
Back To School at Saddle
Saddle at Last Exit, Al Khawaneej, is making the back-to-school season even more special by introducing five new toy character ice cream flavours including strawberry, chocolate, vanilla and more. Available till 17 September, the ice cream-packed toys are priced at Dhs 24.