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Maine Oyster Bar & Grill
Sit back and let American nostalgia take over at this New England-inspired brasserie. Maine Oyster Bar & Grill features a delicious raw bar with freshly shucked oysters and seafood towers, smoked Applewood mussels, and classic ‘steak frites’ or rib-eye. For a sunset view along the seaside, opt to dine in the casual long-bar area.
The DoubleTree by Hilton, JBR
Tel: (+971) 4 457 6719
Bright and cozy, with a nautical waterfront vibe, the newly opened Senara restaurant pays tribute to traditional fishing by featuring seafood with a British spin. Menu highlights include daily fish specials, fish and chips, surf and turf dishes, and buckets of freshly shucked oysters.
Palm Views, Palm Jumeirah
Tel: (+971) 4 451 64 60
Seven Fortunes Coffee
This one is for the UAE’s coffee aficionados. Dubai’s very own homegrown micro coffee roaster, Seven Fortunes, roasts only the finest specialty beans from around the world with precise brewing methods and innovative techniques. These aromatic beans produce a life-changing cup of joe to keep you warm and wired this winter.
The popular Milkcow café from South Korea has debuted in the Middle East at Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Residence. Milkcow specializes in hand-crafting bespoke, organic, and creamy ice-cream masterpieces with toppings such has honeycomb, macaroons, candy floss, fruity syrup, and more.
Trident Grand Residences, JBR
We’ve already clued you in on one of the most buzzed-about spots in Dubai at the moment. Head to Play to dine under black Swarovski crystal-and-pearl chandeliers while you indulge in a mediterrasian-inspired menu on the 36th floor of the H Hotel with panoramic views of Dubai’s skyline.
H Hotel, One Sheikh Zayed Road
Tel: (+971) 4 501 8888
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Strike a pose, breathe a little slower, and celebrate the mind, body, and soul at the inaugural XYoga Dubai Festival at Burj Park on February 19 and 20. From a mass yoga session on the morning of the festival to an array of classes such as vinyasa or acroyoga, yogis of all ages will want to experience this holistic and spirited event.
The Color Run Abu Dhabi
The happiest, craziest, and most exciting run on the planet is back and this time it’s being held in Abu Dhabi. The phenomenal 5K Color Run will make a rainbow splash at the Yas Marina Circuit on March 12 with smiles and memories that will last long after you’ve crossed the finish line.
Wellness Week at Al Barari
This week-long journey from January 17 to 23 at Dubai’s Al Barari property will involve workshops on nutrition, skincare, fitness, meditation, yoga, and more that aim to empower guests with a positive outlook for 2016.
The Garden Glow
A magical, sustainable, and resplendent work of art, the Dubai Garden Glow at Zabeel Park is a one-of-a-kind destination with over 32 installations made from recycled material and powered by energy-efficient LED lighting. The garden features ten landmarks including a replica of the Burj Khalifa made entirely of medicine bottles.
Russell Peters in Dubai
Russell Peters, the beloved Canadian comedian, returns to the Emirates for two highly anticipated stand-up performances of his new show, the ‘Almost Famous World Tour’. Get your tickets now before they sell out. The shows will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre on January 19 and 20. Prices start at AED 250.