ONE of the many aspects of our lives in the UAE to go dark during the past few months of pandemic drama is live entertainment - not least comedy nights.
But this Thursday sees The Laughter Factory returning to action for the first time since March 13 with a trio of talented mirth merchants.
SOFITEL Dubai Downtown last year celebrated its fifth birthday.
And while much has changed beyond the property, stylish luxury remains the constant within its walls.
LIVE in Dubai long enough and it is all too easy to get used to the dramatic and often evolving skyline that defines the city for so many.
As the electronic curtains of suite 1501 slowly ease open the full drama of Sheikh Zayed Road and yonder is there to remind of the dynamic contrast on offer.
IN a city always on the look out for the next big thing the Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers is a symbol of timeless hospitality.
It is also something of a re-assuring constant in an ever-changing leisure landscape.
That doesn’t mean to say this queen of the Creek is either resting on its laurels and standing still...
ONE thing you are unlikely to leave Tete with is an empty stomach...
For this new Lebanese-Brazilian restaurant likes to feed its visitors…well.
DUBAI has a knack of 'transporting' us to other locations without leaving the city...a place that has a habit of making us feel like we are somewhere else for a day or an evening.
Distillery is arguably one such venue, combining the edgy stripped back setting of a New Orleans speakeasy or a New York warehouse with the kind of hospitality we’ve come to expect of Dubai.
THE Grayton Hotel is rightly raising a few eyebrows in Al Mankhool.
And not only because it is that rarest of additions to Bur Dubai…a boutique hotel.
For this new name on the city’s hospitality landscape isn’t using the B-word simply because of its size…
IF you consider the notion of eating an entire meal in complete darkness a little strange, then imagine throwing in a convincing Halloween theme.
That’s what Noire - Dubai’s award-winning dining in the dark concept restaurant - is doing for an entire month. And, we can confirm, it is something both very unusual and a bit spooky.
Just don’t wear white clothing…
DUBAI has always been a place to dream.
One new bright and breezy brunch takes that a little further by getting you to imagine that you are in the fresh air and cool climate of an Alpine resort...
OKAY, it is something of a big ask to picture yourself in such a scenario - surrounded by snow with pine trees quivering in an icy breeze - when it is hot enough to fry an egg outside.