Love is... sharing a perfect afternoon tea for Valentine’s Day. One of the best is the sophisticated spread at Al Bayt, the Lobby Lounge, The Palace Downtown Dubai. The specially tailored menu includes cute little sandwiches with the crusts cut off, including salmon, chicken and mango, plus mushroom truffle roll along with beef curd and balsamic fig. There’s also red velvet and chocolate cake, strawberry mousse on crunchy chocolate base, carrot cake, cherry tea cake, and, of course, scones. Dh300 per couple. For reservations, call 04 428 7806 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.