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Stay at eat for Dhs799 per couple This summer, Aloft Palm Jumeirah has launched an indulgent one-night stay and eat package for Dhs799 per couple (inclusive of charges and taxes). Wake up to breakfast for two and soak up the sun at the private Splash pool or at the laidback No’shu beach. Next, head for brunch inclusive of food and house beverages at the newly-opened Mexican restaurant, Luchador for the fourcourse Mucha Lucha Brunch with a live Latino band and DJ, before retiring to the room for a restful night. Priced at Dhs799 per couple, the offer is available for stays from Thursday-Friday or Friday-Saturday and includes one-night, complimentary breakfast and brunch for two (with house beverages), pool and beach access. Call 04-2475555 or e-mail aloftpalmjumeirah.com.
SOLAR POWERED SPINNEYS STORE OPENS Spinneys supermarket has opened the doors of its latest store that is powered by solar energy at The Villa, Centro Mall. This is the first supermarket to be powered by solar energy as part of Centro Mall’s efforts to use renewable energy to create a sustainable future. More than six per cent of the mall’s power will be produced through a grid solar panel system and a specially designed solar water heating system for the mall’s heating requirements. Open seven days a week from 7am to 11pm, the new supermarket will offer an in-store bakery, fresh cold and hot deli, freshly baked breads, tasty fruits and vegetables, mixed salads and every day staples.
A NEW BUTCHER SHOP TO TRY There’s a new spot in Dubai to check-out if you’re a lover of beef – Beefbar in DIFC is a butcher shop paired with a fine dining restaurant, that sells and serves up some of the world’s finest meats such as Japanese Kobe and Wagyu beef. The Beefbar butcher shop features high-quality meat imported from countries like Japan, Australia, Holland, Argentina and the United States. Cuts on offer range from filet and entrecote, to ribs and tenderloin. Takeaway and phone-order delivery from the Beefbar butcher shop is available straight to your door, along with a selection of recommended recipes by executive chef, Alain Regnault. The shop will soon be launching online order options. Beefbar is located on the podium level of Al Fattan Currency House in DIFC. Call 043522223 or visit dubai.beefbar.com.
June 2018 BBC Good Food Middle East 7