Food guide: Top 3 weekend food spots
Zuma, Vida Downtown Dubai, Zoco
Nothing says celebration quite like a fabulous feast to welcome the Islamic New Year. From Japanese cuisine to Mexican fare, the culinary choices this weekend are as varied as they are satisfyingly delicious. Let Buro 24/7 Middle East be your weekend gastronomic guru.
Laze with Saturdaze at Vida Downtown Dubai
Vida Downtown Dubai's new lazy brunch concept, aptly called, Saturdaze, is inspired by the urban brunches of New York. With a casual and relaxed setting accented by the pool terrace and a live DJ, the brunch offers breakfast favourites such as eggs benedict and pancakes as well as a juice bar serving up all of your healthy doses of vitamins.
For reservations, call +971 4 888 3 444.
Latin flavours at Zoco
With a head chef that has been under the tutelage of culinary geniuses, including Alain Ducasse and Oscar Calleja, you know this Dubai Mexican restaurant will be the place to find your latin food fix. Let chef Jimmy Rojas tantalise you with a smorgasbord of South American flavours from the quintessential tacos and guacamole to spicy steak tartar and banana leaf roasted chicken. "I like to respect the product and enhance its natural flavour while playing with different textures and flavours, using a variety of culinary techniques to create harmony in each dish," said Rojas. "The guest should have a sensorial experience with my food."
For reservations, call +971 (0) 4 437 0044.
Brunch 2.0 at Zuma
Dubai's premier Japanese food spot Zuma has relaunched its brunch and you're invited! Every Friday, indulge in the restaurant's iconic dishes as well as new additions to the menu in a sharing concept while you take in the relaxed and charming ambience of the contemporary décor or bask in the bustling live cooking stations that serve up Japanese classics including takoyaki, wagyu beef and shabu-shabu. To ensure it's a family affair, a special Kodomo kids brunch package is also available.
For reservations, call +971 4 425 5660.