FESTS FOR FOODIES
Doughnut miss out on the National Doughnut Week celebrations at Bread Street Kitchen at Atlantis, The Palm today. The restaurant will be serving up varieties of themed doughnuts – ice cream doughnuts, jam doughnuts – to celebrate the deep-fried desserts adored by Homer Simpson, policemen in American TV shows, and us. Dh45 per person; 6-10.30pm.
Now this is our kind of non-stop party – McGettigan’s JLT’s six-hourlong Bumper Brunch today has an unlimited menu that will let you eat and drink all you can from noon-6pm. The menu will include Irish nosh and live entertainment. Dh249 per person; call 04 378 0800.
It can’t get any cheesier that the Festival del Formaggio at Italian restaurant Villa Toscana, St Regis Abu Dhabi. On until May 26, it celebrates Italy’s cheese heritage – the country has produced cheese for 3,000 years and has over 37 varieties. You can sample some of them, such as burrata and mozzarella made of buffalo milk. Daily from 7-11pm; the unlimited cheese package is Dh120 per person. Call 02 694 4553.