All our favourite things coming up this week
March has already made it’s appearance and we want to make the most of it, mamas! We are keeping this week packed with plenty of family time, much-needed-me-time and, of course, tastebud-time.
Check out our favourite events this week…
Don’t let DFF pass you by without picking up the top tricks of the trade! If you’re on the hunt for the latest gourmet experiences around, then it’s time to get a true taste of the culinary action with these masterclasses. It’s the perfect chance to treat the fam to a special meal they’ll never forget! From curry leaf pepper prawns with wild mushroom chai, to crispy salmon sushi with chipotle mayonnaise – this is tummy and tastebud heaven! It’s time to give in to those
cooking cravings hunger cravings, mamas…
When: Classes running until Saturday, 12 March
Where: SCAFA, Unit 6, Promenade Level, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai
How much: AED 300 per person
Families, foodies, fitness fanatics and fashionistas are in for a treat with the revamped Etisalat Beach Canteen returning to our bustling city! With 15 delicious home-grown restaurant concepts and celebrity chef appearances, we can be sure that we will be surrounded by plenty of food – more than enough for the whole fam to leave stuffed! With fitness classes, open-mic nights, storytelling right by the sea, a farmer’s market and a fashion market (with local bands), DJs, children’s activities, beach cinema and beach sports, make sure you fit this into your week!
When: Until Saturday, 12 March
Where: Kite Beach, Dubai, UAE
How much: Free entry
Brazilian food meets a crazy amazing show! For one night only, the restaurant Frevo is hosting the authentic ‘Capoeira’ show, a diverse martial art acrobatics performance, combined with music and dance. This is set to be an unforgettable performance, and a truly Brazilian experience. So spend your Thursday evening surrounded by great entertainment, and delicious Churrascaria culinary creations – all set in Frevo’s chic surroundings. Advance booking is required, so make sure you plan ahead, mamas.
When: Thursday, 10 March, at 7pm
Where: Frevo, Fairmont The Palm, Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
How much: Entertainment comes with dinner! +971 4 457 3457 or email Palm.Dining@Fairmont.com.
Have a pint (or two) to celebrate International Women’s Day! Belgium-based master beer sommelier, Sofie Vanrafelghem, is organising a fun-filled international awareness and celebratory event. Set to take place across several countries worldwide (there’s even a toast over Google Hangouts!), the event is organised in recognition of women around the world who appreciate a good beer. In collaboration with The Tasting Class, and held at the Ritz, you can be sure you’re in for a treat, mamas… Cheers to that!
When: Tuesday, 8 March, from 7pm
Where: Ritz-Carlton, Gate Village, Dubai International Finance Centre, Dubai, UAE
How much: AED 195 per person, for drinks and canapés
This Festival of Literature really is the ideal way to bring together people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds! We are so excited about the grand selection of authors, writers and speakers, from all over the world, who will be covering plenty of styles and genres. This is an awesome chance to experience new and engaging creative work. From live readings, literary discussions, and workshops, to the exciting children’s events, we can’t wait to see what they’ve got in store this year!
When: Until Saturday, 12 March
Where: Intercontinental Hotel, Festival City, Dubai, UAE
How much: From AED 50 up, depending on the event!
Make it a great one, mamas – you deserve it!