x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 28 July 2017

Food briefs: CNN broadcasts Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown and TWG Tea unveils new macaroon flavours

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CNN International will begin airing Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown. Courtesy CNN
CNN International will begin airing Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown. Courtesy CNN

Wide world of food

Fridays at 7pm and Saturdays at 11pm, catch Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown on CNN International. The hour-long show, hosted by the world-renowned chef, bestselling author and Emmy-winning television personality, launched this past weekend and offered an inside look at Myanmar. Bourdain will travel the world, exploring food and dining rituals in locations that are off the beaten path.

Cafe Habana opens in Dubai

New York's legendary Cafe Habana has officially launched its Dubai outlet and received its beverage licence. Located on the top floor of Downtown Dubai's Souq Al Bahar, adjacent to The Dubai Mall, the restaurant is a must visit for lovers of both Cuban and Mexican cuisine. Call 04 422 2620 for reservations.

New macaroon flavours

TWG Tea has unveiled two new macaroon flavours: the jade green Matcha Macaron and the turquoise Vanilla Bourbon Tea and Kaya Macaron, available at the TWG Tea Salon & Boutique at The Dubai Mall for Dh9 each.

Summer cooking camps

Abu Dhabi's APi CAE Gourmet in Khalidiya will hold summer camps in June and July for little chefs. The cooking programmes will teach kids how to prepare healthy recipes and have fun in the kitchen, while polishing maths and reading skills and providing arts and crafts activities. Email mail@apicae.com for enquiries.

Free churros for children

For Mexico's national children's day, El Dia del Niño, Taqado Mexican Kitchen in the Mall of the Emirates will give free churros to children 12 years old and under on Tuesday (8am to midnight). Mexico's version of doughnuts, churros are drizzled with chocolate and dusted with cinnamon. Find the recipe on our Bites blog.

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