All posts tagged: Italian restaurant

pizza with Chef Giorgio Locatelli

Ronda Locatelli’s Family Brunch, All’Italiana

We were invited to the launch of Ronda Locatelli’s Family Brunch All’Italiana. The newest Saturday brunch offer at Atlantis The Palm Dubai was hosted by Chef Giorgio Locatelli himself. The brunch gives homage to family mealtime which promises to bring the taste of Italy in a warm and inviting environment where kids under 11 yrs. eat for FREE. Here’s a sneak peak of what we had that relaxing Saturday afternoon. Shared starters includes Calamari, Pizzettes, Bresaola and Burrata. Mains includes Italian staples of handmade ravioli and vegetable lasagna. It was delicious and makes you feel that you are having it at the comfort of your home.   We were all quickly drawn to the Sea Bream and Braised Beef while the kids enjoyed every bite of grilled chicken and lamb. Parents can have a relaxing brunch because they prepared activities to keep the kids busy. The Jam Jar Dubai kept the kids busy with painting sessions and they get to bring home their own artwork afterwards. They also got to make their own wood fire pizza and got …

Pan-seared scallops on cauliflower purée

Family date night and Truffles at Rosso, Amwaj Rotana

We were invited by Amwaj Rotana to dine at their Italian restaurant Rosso. It’s truffle season and they have a special menu featuring the diamond of the culinary world. I was very excited for my bunch to try real shaved truffles, they have only tried truffle infused oil on pasta’s I cook at home. The bar area was already full at 7:30 pm that Friday night, we sadly did not have the option to dine al fresco because of the sandstorm. We walked past the busy bar to the sitting area which had a good view of the kitchen. My LittleOnes always like to see the chef’s prepare the food so that kept them busy while we browsed the menu. Dad and I was settled to try their truffle dishes while the kids asked for pizza, steak and chicken. A complimentary basket of bread with butter and olive paste was served. For starters we had Beef Carpaccio Manzo with Black Truffles and AntiPasto Misto. The carpaccio was good start to our night, the dish had …