From a delicious Parisian breakfast, to the biggest beach festival, Ahlan!'s prepared a fun guide for this week.
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1. Breakfast at Bistro Des Arts
There’s no better way to start your day than with a scrumptious meal packed with Parisian flavours. Lucky for you, Bistro Des Arts has launched a delicious new breakfast menu. Highlights include crepes filled with chocolate, strawberry, banana or caramel, plus there are granola bowls with fresh fruit, plenty of egg dishes and a range of healthy, fresh juices to choose from.
INFO: Bistro Des Arts, Dubai Marina Promenade, Sun-Thurs, 7:30am-noon, bistrodesarts.ae
2. Crank It Up
Whether it’s spinning, HIIT workouts or simple stretching sessions you’re looking for, brand new studio Crank has the workout for you. With its super-cool interiors, the studio promises fun-filled sessions to make you beach-body ready. Sessions start at Dhs120.
INFO: Crank, Al Serkal Avenue, Al Quoz, 04 321 2095, crank-fit.com
3. Get Spoilt for Choice
Who doesn’t love some authentic Italian gnocchi? Head to Bice Ristorante, where the talented head chef Davide Gardini will be crafting five different varieties of the delicious Italian dish, each inspired by his hometown. The menu features classics such as gnocchi di patate, a soft, classic potato gnocchi; gnocchi di ricotta, made with mouth-watering ricotta cheese; and the succulent gnocchetti viola, a violet potato gnocchi.
The Spa at Address Montgomerie is offering four refreshing facials. Take your pick from a Citrus Facial, Essential Shock, Oxygen Facial and the Cure Facial, all of which promise to hydrate and quench your skin, infusing it with essential vitamins and leaving you glowing and ready for the season. Say goodbye to dehydrated skin!
INFO: Dhs285 per person, includes complimentary access to spa facilities, The Spa at Address Montgomerie, 04 363 1274, email@example.com
5. Urban Nights
Art lovers cannot afford to miss this stand-out exhibition at the Opera Gallery. Urban Poetry merges culture and art, with unique and quirky pieces on show. Head down to the popular DIFC gallery to enjoy a selection of graffiti-inspired artwork. The list of acclaimed international artists includes George Morton-Clark, Blek le Rat and Keith Haring.
INFO: Urban Poetry Exhibition, Opera Gallery Dubai, Gate Village, DIFC, 3-17 Oct, operagallery.com
6. DIY Dinnertime boxes
No time to cook delicious, healthy and wholesome meals for your family? No problem! Kibsons has launched a new batch of its popular DIY dinnertime boxes. The range includes healthy dishes such as hearty steak salads, vegan eggplant stews and much more. Each box feeds a family of four and they are delivered to your home for free. It couldn’t be easier!
Enjoy free entry all weekend at Barasti Beach as Corona Sunsets Festival is back to host the biggest beach festival of the year. Get ready to revel in the sunset while enjoying a BBQ with a mouthwatering line-up of dishes. The festival will also feature an educational element, as it plans to showcase a sustainable pop-up bar – a first for Dubai – which will serve zero-waste mixed drinks.