New friendship themed indian restaurant opens in al seef
Located in Al Seef waterfront heritage zone, recently opened venue Mitra is the largest Indian licensed floating restaurant covering 6,000 Sq. ft. over two levels offering indoor and outdoor seating options.
According to Shivam Goyal and Shipra Khurana, co-founders of the restaurant, Mitra, which means friendship in Hindi, endeavours to bring friends together to enjoy an a stimulating culinary experience.
“Mitra promises to offer an array of intricately prepared Indian dishes using a perfect mix of spices that will transform every diner’s experience into an unforgettable one. It is a unique dining concept that elucidates the rich palate of Pan-indian and Middle Eastern cuisine, providing a unique, diverse and international experience,” Goyal said.
The menu includes dishes like the chicken kulfi, which is an inspiration from the traditional Indian frozen dessert, however this is a salted and hot version contrasting its cold and sweet counterpart. Also on the menu is the dal bombshell makhani, a different take on a regular favourite.
fresh from the sea to your table at the fish house
A new seafood restaurant has joined the city’s dining scene as The Fish House opened doors to customers at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City.
Inspired by local heritage and sourcing fresh produce, The Fish House prides itself on delivering an authentic dining experience, accompanied by a social and warm atmosphere.
“The centre-piece of The Fish House experience is our signature raw bar which houses our charcoal and wood grill, allowing our team to prepare your meal right at the heart of the venue. In addition, our hero The new outlet will open on Tuesday 6 March as the two-storey venue undergoes a complete revamp to reflect Asia de Cuba’s personality, with bespoke wallpaper, furnishings and décor.
“We’ve had a great four years with China Grill, but we like to mix things up and now is the time for a little shake-up,” Tolga Lacin, general manager, The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina said.
“We share a great working relationship with the team at China Grill Management so when they presented us with the opportunity to take on Asia de Cuba, we couldn’t miss it! Fish House Tower dishes are what sets us apart, showcasing an impressive assortment of premium fresh delicacies of the ocean. We cherish the food, the theatre and the atmosphere,” Ben Nicholas, restaurant general manager, The Fish House said.
The cold bar houses the catch of the day on ice, enabling diners to interact with the chef whilst choosing how they would like to customise through cooking style, side and sauce. Options include deep fried, pan fried, poached, oven baked, breaded and barbecued, offering something for everyone.
asia de Cuba to replace China Grill
Asia de Cuba is the perfect addition to our already impressive F&B family and we’re really excited for the big reveal,” he added.
The sharing style menu, created by Cuban-born Executive Chef, Luis Pous is a fusion of Latin and Asian cuisines.
Asia de Cuba signature dishes like tunapica tartare with crispy wontons will be on offer as well as Spanish olives, toasted coconut and avocado ceviche, ropa vieja spring rolls with braised beef short rib, rocoto sweet & sour sauce, shrimp churros with sesame and coconut curry; roasted peking duck with chili herb salad, tortillas and hoisin.
New Japanese restaurant opens in shangri-la hotel
Bringing the streets of Japan to Dubai, ONI Japanese Restaurant, Lounge and Sake Bar officially opened last month.
The new venue has been launched by Chef Mohammad Islam who aims to bring authentic Japanese food to Dubai diners by sourcing his ingredients from Hokkaido, Japan’s ‘hakodate asaichi’ or morning market.
a taste of texas in la mer
Texas Roadhouse opens a beachfront location for meat lovers.
Combining authentic barbecue techniques with fresh ingredients and a selection of cuts, this all-day dining destination offers a steakhouse-style menu with a Southern flair.
The menu offers ribs, steak kebab, beef brisket, fried pickles, mashed potatoes, freshly made salads and combo appetisers – all made-to-order by Chef Brandon Everett and his team.
The interior of the venue is designed to create a Texan neighbourhood ambiance with wooden floors and tables and cacti hangings complete from country music to the staff line dancing routines every hour.
The idea behind the new dining concept is to create authentic, varied dishes mixed with a laid-back vibe.
“ONI is more than just quality food. It is culinary creativity at its best, straight from fresh ingredients to an attractively plated dish,”chef Islam said.
“ONI is about creating a dining atmosphere Set to open on March 4 2018, the tikithemed restaurant group will be welcoming guests this month to their new venue in Jumeirah.
Staying true to its identity, the new Trader Vic’s JBR, located in Hilton Dubai Jumeirah will feature tiki-themed interiors with canoes from the Taiwanese Orchid Island hanging from the ceiling, tribal masks from Papua New Guinea on the walls, fishing net orbs from Japan on the tables and an original painting by Trader Vic himself placed behind the bar.
“Trader Vic’s is a world-famous restaurant brand and it’s a pleasure to partner with them again – this is my second that is comfortable and unforgettable. It is an ode to street-style delicacies from Japan and its star flavors and styles, while it celebrates connections and unity.”
Guests dining at ONI will be able to enjoy a range of Japanese specialties like sushi, sashimi and nigiri along with authentic grills.
a New tiki bar spot in Jumeirah
time opening a Trader Vic’s branch in a Hilton hotel,” Andreas Searty, cluster general manager at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah said.
“This new venue will be a fantastic addition to the food and beverage outlets that we operate at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, and we expect it to be very popular with our hotel guests and the local JBR community. I’m looking forward to seeing it open,” he added.
The restaurant will feature semiprivate booths by the windows, a raised centre area and a dance floor in front of the stage while diners seated on the outdoor terrace can enjoy views of the Arabian Gulf and The Palm Jumeirah.