Our daily round-up of things to do in the UAE. Try some gordita at El Sombrero or get fresh sushi delivered to your home or office.
wind down at the Fridge Concert series where local and international talent share the stage. Tonight, the spotlight is on the funk rock musicians Jeremiah & The Lucky Strikes. Doors open at 7.30pm, music from 8pm, Dh50, under 18 free, The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Unit 5, Al Quoz 1, Street 8, Dubai, 04 347 7793, www.thefridgedubai.com
catch some live cricket action as Pakistan takes on the test champs South Africa in day one of the five-day test match. Gates open at 9am, match at 10am, free entry to general stands, tickets from Dh30, Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi, boxofficeme.com, ticketingco.com, timeouttickets.com, more information at
dig into some gordita, which means “little fat one” in Spanish starting today at El Sombrero. Made of corn flour and stuffed with cheese, meat and other fillings, gorditas can be eaten fried or baked and the restaurant has a sample platter to get your taste buds tingling. El Sombrero, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Al Markaziyah, Abu Dhabi, 02 672 5149, www.elsombreroabudhabi.com
break up your busy day with some freshly made sushi right at your workplace or home. In addition to speedy delivery, SushiArt at DIFC is promising a lunch platter for Dh59. Daily, from 11am to 11pm, SushiArt, Marble Walk, Gate 5, DIFC, Dubai, www.sushiart.ae
celebrate Oktoberfest by digging into traditional German dishes including sausage, sauerkraut, schnitzel and pretzels at The Tavern. And if the food’s not enough to get you there, there are giveaways, too. From noon to 1am, The Tavern, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi, 02 677 3333, www.sheratonabudhabihotel.com