Savour a truffle menu at Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen and other foodie news
Plus: Dine with chefs Tom Aikens and Mohammad Orfali; attend a cooking class at Wagamama; and eat a Malaysian meal at St Regis Abu Dhabi
Truffle season is upon us again, with many UAE restaurants importing the freshest and tastiest black and white truffles from Italy and other parts of Europe. To celebrate the pricey edible fungi, Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen and Bar at Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, is serving a truffle menu until October 27. The classic beef Wellington and marrowbone sauce now comes with a truffle mash, while the Wagyu burger has truffled caramelised onions. Dishes start from Dh35, and also include truffle burrata, agnolotti truffle carbonara and seared beef carpaccio with truffle dressing.
Dinner with celebrity chefs Tom Aikens and Mohammad Orfali
Following the success of its first East meets West meal in February, Dubai restaurant Pots, Pans & Boards will host a meal prepared by British chef Tom Aikens in tandem with Syrian chef Mohammad Orfali. The menu includes a selection of homemade breads with olive oil and black olive tapenade; Levant steak tartare; cured salmon; braised beef cheek with black truffle oil (pictured); and apple tart with caramel sauce and cinnamon ice cream. The dinner is on Friday, October 11, at 7.30pm and costs Dh350. Call 04 456 1959.
Malaysian festival at St Regis Abu Dhabi
Sontaya, at The St Regis Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, has an ongoing Taste of Southeast Asia festival from October until January 2020. First up is Malaysian cuisine by chef Mohamed Rasit, who has been flown in from The St Regis Kuala Lumpur. From Monday, October 7 to Friday, October 11, chef Rasit will add a range of his signature dishes to the a la carte menu, including laksa, spicy noodles, beef rendang and chopped meat skewers.
Wagamama hosts ladies’ night cooking class
Learn how to make the signature wagamama sauce and firecracker chicken at the JBR branch of the Japanese restaurant on Wednesday, October 9. Wagamama UAE’s executive chef Shiyas Kareem will conduct the hour-long cooking class, which is followed by a main course and one house beverage, all for Dh99. The chef says the session is “perfect for foodies who are keen to learn more about Asian cuisine, flavours and ingredients, and women who want to learn something new whilst having fun with their friends”. Bookings can be made by calling 04 399 5900.
Coffee Club Al Bateen reopens with new keto menu
Australian dining chain The Coffee Club has refurbished and reopened its 29th outlet in the UAE, in Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, with an air-conditioned glass-paneled terrace overlooking the Marsa Al Bateen Marina. Its regular salads, sandwiches, burgers and breakfast items aside, the eatery has a new keto menu as well as a vegan Beyond Burger. The former includes a power-packed keto bowl (pictured), poached eggs on portobello mushrooms and grilled salmon tahini.
Updated: October 7, 2019 06:52 PM