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Breakfast options at TI'ME. Courtesy TI'ME
Breakfast options at TI'ME. Courtesy TI'ME
Wagyu beef at Fire & Ice. Courtesy Raffles Dubai
Wagyu beef at Fire & Ice. Courtesy Raffles Dubai

Food bites: Zuma heads to Abu Dhabi and it's wagyu month at Fire & Ice

This week in local food news: colour-coded menus; Crave offers family brunch option; kids cooking class at Emirates Palace; Zuma to open in Abu Dhabi.

Brunch at Crave

Crave, the newly opened all-day dining restaurant at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Residence, is preparing to launch its family brunch, which will be held on the first Saturday of every month, from April 6 onwards. The brunch starts at 12.30pm and costs Dh90 per adult and Dh45 for children age 6 to 12. Crave promises a vast international buffet and arts and crafts activities for children.

Kids cook at Emirates Palace

On April 13, Emirates Palace is holding a “cook with all your senses” event for children age 7 to 13. The hotel’s pastry chef Alexander will oversee proceedings, as the children get involved in cooking a selection of dishes. The event is priced at Dh100 per child, which includes recipes, a chef’s jacket and an apron to take home. Call 02 690 7999 or email restaurants@emiratespalace.ae.

Zuma comes to Abu Dhabi

Zuma is coming to the capital. The high-end Japanese restaurant, which has proved extremely successful in its DIFC location, will be opening in Abu Dhabi towards the end of the year. Zuma Abu Dhabi will be located in Sowwah Square on Al Maryah Island and will feature a lounge and bar as well as a restaurant area complete with sushi counter and robata grill.

Colour-coded menus

Petals Restaurant at the TI’ME Oak Hotel & Suites in Tecom and Brio Restaurant at the TI’ME Grand Plaza Hotel has launched a colour-coded breakfast menu so healthy options can be selected easily. The buffet spread is divided by colour, with blue denoting low-fat options, orange indicating high-energy products, brown for high-fibre choices and green for low-cholesterol. Visit www.timehotels.ae.

Wagyu at Raffles

Fire & Ice, the grill restaurant at Raffles Dubai, has a treat in store for steak lovers in April. The entire month it will be serving wagyu beef – tenderloin, striploin and rib-eye. It also continues to celebrate Raffles Singapore’s 125th anniversary, with a selection of dishes sourced from cookery books dating back to 1861. Call 04 324 8888 or email dining.dubai@raffles.com.

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