Connector October 2022

12 13 CONNECTOR.AE CONNECTOR.AE Take In The Tastes Of Greece And as Dubai is a melting pot of different nationalities, home to a host of restaurants catering to every taste and cuisine, you do not have to travel to experience the food of different countries, and Greek food is no different. The food from this Mediterranean paradise has become increasingly popular in Dubai with a wide choice of places to try out whether you have a craving for moussaka, souvlaki, taramasalata or gyros. The summer holidays are well and truly over and one of the most popular destinations this year was Greece and the Greek Islands. With crystal clear seas, stunning views, a rich history and amazing food, it is no wonder people were flocking there. Avli by tashas Michelin Guide-listed restaurant, Avli by tashas at Dubai International Financial Centre puts a modern spin on soulful Greek cuisine and serves a wide range of dishes from salads, mezze, vegan meals, seafood and meat, which are created and plated in a stunning way that shines with the creativity of the chef. Some of the dishes on the menu include tiger prawns, lamb chops, seafood platter, lobster pasta, Greek Caesar salad and more. 04-3590008 Opa Popularly known in Dubai as the restaurant for the Greek tradition of smashing plates and enjoying Zorba dancing, Opa, located at Fairmont Dubai, is a great place for amazing Greek cuisine and to celebrate the Greek culture. Starting as a restaurant in a little town in Greece, on visiting Dubai and seeing its vibrant city life, Opa was opened in Dubai and is now home to dishes including beef carpaccio, calamari, lamb kebab, goat's feta and roasted fig peinirli, Opa moussaka and more. 04-3570557 ANASA Located at Conrad Hotel, ANASA is a one-stop destination to transport yourself to Greece. Food is the way to the heart and the restaurant serves diners authentic Greek dishes that will have you coming back for more. Enjoy dishes including dakos salad, sundried octopus on the grill, calamari, smoked eggplant puree, oregano lamp chops on pita bread, lamb kleftiko and more. 04-4447444 Gaia Dubai Started out of a collaboration between Evgeny Kuzin and Chef Izu Ani, Gaia Dubai at Dubai International Financial Centre brings a lovely modern and elegant take on Mediterranean Greek cuisine for diners to unwind and enjoy a delicious meal with friends and family. Tuck into delicious dishes from the Michelin Guide-listed restaurant including lobster salad, prawn saganaki, baked ala speciota, lamb cutlets, roasted chicken, black truffle pasta and more. Also enjoy a special Chef's Table experience, which offers a private dining area along with some of the best dishes the restaurant has to offer. 04-2414242 Dining Around Dining Around