WHILE much of the UAE’s entertainment industry takes a bit of a break along with many of us holidaying expats, The Laughter Factory kept the laughs rolling in as the barometers went bananas.
And this Dubai institution aims to give us all the giggles again from this Thursday with another touring trio of funny fellows.
IF it’s good enough for Sean Connery, Elvis and Marilyn...
THERE are a few famous faces at the sassy new restaurant, bar and generally rather cool hang-out Phoenix Social Club.
Okay, so the iconic celebs that include the original James Bond and the King of Rock ’n’ Roll are actually large portraits looking down alongside Elisabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe and Breakfast at Tiffany’s legend Audrey Hepburn from the walls of this new venue, but you can’t help thinking they would frequent such a place…
THERE’S a small booth beside the TRYP by Wyndham Dubai lobby dedicated to explaining the hotel’s considerable green credentials.
On the wall one of several framed statements proclaims the banishing of PET plastic from the 650-room property will reduce the number of water bottles used in a year by a staggering 306,630.
“Imagine the effect if every hotel in Dubai did the same,” says hotel general manager Jo-Ella Moore.
AMONG the many things Dubai does well are great views and wonderful food.
The Sunset Brunch at Pure Sky Lounge & Dining gives you both of those as day slips gracefully into night.
We check out a classic Dubai dining experience - and discover it continues to be exactly that and more.
COOKING programmes continue to be all the rage wherever you’re watching telly in the world it seems – but one show seems to trump them all.
MasterChef has been giving aspiring chefs the chance to shine on prime-time TV for a generation. And now a unique Dubai restaurant is open and celebrating the format and their food.
HALFWAY through Ramadan and it seems just about any place with a kitchen is trying to tempt you to break your fast or simply dine with them.
But if you are seeking an iftar that offers something very special, both in terms of food and location, then The Loft at Dubai Opera should be top of your list.
When it comes to The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina there’s a sense of scale and elegance as the hotel gives over its Serdaal Ballroom to iftar and suhoor.
AN iftar at La Ville Hotel & Suites was always likely to offer something a little different.
From restaurant design to ambience - and the food on the table - the Chival experience doesn’t disappoint.