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On The Table - 10th May

With one of the best food scenes, we're spoilt for choice with weekly launches and openings. 'On The Table' is our weekly round up of the best food and beverage news and things happening out and about in the UAE.

This week, this is what caught our eye...

  • Experience 1920's Osaka during World Cocktail Day at Mimi Kakusbi

On the 13th of May for World Cocktail Day, Mimi Kakushi restaurant and bar will be showcasing their Kikuchi cocktail menu. Ranked as No. 1 in the MENA region, and No. 40 in the world by World’s 50 Best Bars, Mimi Kakushi’s bar team led by the talented Manja Stankovic, has garnered multiple awards and accolades since its opening in 2021, solidifying its reputation as a leader in the beverage industry. The evening promises plenty of gorgeous moments and drinks of course!

For reservations: +971 4 379 4811 |

Experience 1920's Osaka during World Cocktail Day at Mimi Kakusbi

  • Thai Temptations at Thiptara's Brunch Extravaganza

Enjoy truly great Thai cuisine at Thiptara's Traditional Thai Brunch every Saturday 12.30pm to 3.30pm at Palace Downtown Dubai. Begin your culinary journey with vibrant salads bursting with freshness, followed by appetizers like succulent Chicken Satay and zesty Yam Talay. Indulge in main courses such as the aromatic Goong Phad Bai Kraphrao, tantalizing your taste buds with each bite. Finally, satisfy your sweet cravings with decadent desserts that are as beautiful as they are delicious. Prices start at AED 325 per person with soft beverages and AED450 per person with house beverages

For more information: / +97144287961.

Thai Temptations at Thiptara's Brunch Extravaganza

  • Italian eatery Primi in C2 launches business lunch menu

C2’s Italian eatery, Primi in City Walk has launched an all-new business lunch menu that’s now serving on weekdays from 12pm – 4pm. The lunch costs AED 99 for two courses with coffee or AED 129 for three courses with coffee.

Satisfying both appetites and taste buds, the luxe lunch offering includes a delicious range of dishes to choose from such as appetizers of crispy calamari fritti served with red pepper aioli, bastoncini di pizza (four pizza sticks) with a dip of choice, traditional bruschetta with burrata, and in-house made sourdough pinsa romana with bresaola, mozzarella fior di late, olive and sun-dried tomatoes. For those who opt for a three-course lunch menu, there’s on option of a tomato soup or dessert.

For mains, guests can expect options like polpette di manzo con mozzarella (beef meatballs stuffed with mozzarella in tomato sauce) served with herb ciabatta, prosciutto pizza with fior di latte mozzarella and pomodoro sauce, maccheroni al pomodoro e burrata (pasta with cherry and sun-dried tomatoes, burrata and basil), or Caesar salad with a choice of chicken or prawns.

The indulgence continues for dessert with a playful twist on the classic tiramisu served with orange coffee-soaked lady finger biscuits, decadent layers of creamy mascarpone, and cocoa tuile.

For reservations: 056 992 4326 /

Italian eatery Primi in C2 launches business lunch menu

  • Happy Hour at Oche Fountain Views

Enjoy unbeatable deals at Oche Fountain Views' Happy Hour! Between 4pm until 8pm daily, guests can indulge in a pocket-friendly extravaganza as Oche Fountain Views offers specially priced beverages starting from just AED 38. Guests can enjoy the thrilling dart gaming options and unwind with a wide variety of drinks.

For reservations: 04 570 9118

Happy Hour at Oche Fountain Views

  •  The Art of Mixology at Broadway in Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental

Broadway, the modern brasserie and bar located within the iconic Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, has announced some upcoming bar takeovers with world-renowned mixologists as well as complimentary masterclasses to give guests a glimpse into mixology's world.

Locale Firenze at Broadway

  • Date & Time: 4th & 5th May 2024

  • Masterclass - 4th May | 3:00pm to 4:00pm

  • Bar Takeover - 4th & 5th May | 6:00pm to 10:00pm

  • Price: AED 60 per cocktail (4 signature cocktails)

  • Dress Code: Cocktail Attire

  • Entertainment: DJ from 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Alessandro Palazzi at Broadway

  • Date & Time: 24th & 25th May 2024

  • Masterclass - 24th May | 2:00pm to 4:00pm

  • Bar Takeover - 24th & 25th May | 6:00pm to 10:00pm

  • Price: AED 60 per cocktail (4 signature cocktails)

  • Dress Code: Cocktail Attire

  • Entertainment: Saxophonist from 6:00pm to 10:00pm

For reservations: Email Iasmina Florea at

 The Art of Mixology at Broadway in Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental

  • Unforgettable Culinary Experiences at OSH Del Mar

OSH Del Mar, synonymous with culinary excellence and innovative dining experiences, invites guests to indulge in an array of tantalizing offers throughout the month of May. From delectable set lunches to Dubai's first dry-aged fish experience, OSH Del Mar promises to elevate every dining occasion to new heights.

At the heart of OSH Del Mar's May offerings is the enticing Business Set Lunch, available from 1 PM to 5 PM, every day of the week. Guests can savour sumptuous Central Asian cuisine with three tantalizing sets priced at 150AED, 200AED, and 350AED (inclusive of flavourful shisha). With a selection of salad, soup, main course, and dessert, the Business Set Lunch at OSH Del Mar is the perfect choice for discerning diners seeking a delightful midday escape.

  • Moules Madness at Brasserie on 1

Tuck into unlimited Moules Frites, washed down with two glasses of Belgian hops or grape, for lunch or dinner at Brasserie on 1 at Holiday Inn Dubai Business Bay for AED 175 per person.

For more information call 04 871 6000 or email

Moules Madness at Brasserie on 1

  • XU Restaurant Launches Karaoke Brunch Experience

XU, the Chinese restaurant based in the Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, have announced the launch of their new Karaoke Brunch from 4th May 2024. Infusing the flavours of Chinese cuisine with the spirit of karaoke, XU's Brunch will take place every Saturday from 1PM to 5PM. The brunch menu features a variety of appetizers, the Chef's Dim Sum selection, main courses and dessert platters.

XU offers three distinct brunch packages tailored for the experience:

1. A Better Tomorrow - Priced at AED 295, this package is perfect for guests who

prefer a non-alcoholic experience

2. Days of Being Wild - Priced at AED 425, this package includes beer and wine

selections adding an extra layer of enjoyment to the brunch experience.

3. In the Mood for Love - Priced at AED 525, is the premium package, featuring

champagne and cocktails promising a truly indulgent affair.

For reservations, please call 04 394 6252 or email

XU Restaurant Launches Karaoke Brunch Experience

  • PIMS Tea Opens in Dubai Mall

Discover the world of PIMS Tea, globally renowned for its curated selection of exceptional artisanal teas sourced from the finest plantations worldwide. Opening their latest branch in Dubai Mall, include them in your weekend shopping trip for an Instagrammable tea experience that promises to captivate your senses and elevate your tea-drinking rituals.

PIMS Tea Opens in Dubai Mall


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