BRuncHes AnD cooKeRY cLAsses
01 CheCK oUt a New bRUNCh
Cho Gao has a new brunch running this summer called Taste Of Asia, featuring sharing platters for starters, followed by a main course and then puddings from the dessert buffet.
Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah, Abu Dhabi, Fri to Sat noon to 4pm, Dhs200. Tel: (02) 6166261. Taxi: Crowne Plaza. ichotelsgroup.com
02 eat PoSh FooD at theatRe by RhoDeS
The most extravagant way to watch a movie in the capital is still Theatre By Rhodes – celebrity chef Gary Rhodes has created a menu with dishes such as lobster and chicken Caesar tacos and foie gras panini with veal bacon and truffle butter. For Dhs295 you can order the Rhodes Package – you get a ticket to the movie, plus a starter, main and dessert in the price, along with a mocktail and a tea or coffee.
Various locations including Yas Mall, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, timings vary depending on film, Dhs160, food extra, Dhs295 for the Rhodes Package. Tel: (600) 599905. Taxi: Yas Mall. voxcinemas.comnirvana
03 CooK at PIZZaeXPReSS
Both branches of PizzaExpress in Abu Dhabi are hosting cookery classes. The price includes three drinks (alcoholic beverages are only available at the WTC Mall branch), all the ingredients you need to make a ten-inch pizza, plus a chef ’s hat and apron to keep.
Various locations including WTC Mall, Al Markaziyah, Abu Dhabi, class timings on request, Dhs99 to Dhs149. Tel: (02) 4447752. Taxi: WTC Mall. pizzaexpressuae.com
04 CooK aND wIN a PRIZe
The Tilal Liwa hotel has several family-themed activities planned in July and August, including a cookery contest in July. There’ll be a grand prize for the best cooks. July 21
Tilal Liwa Hotel, Western Region, Abu Dhabi, 4pm, free if staying in the hotel. Tel: (854) 6835. Taxi: Tilal Liwa Hotel, Western Region. danathotels.com