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Celebrity Chef Launches Contemporary Indian Restaurant ‘Memsaab’

DA2_0090Renowned celebrity Chef Anil Kumar introduces ‘Memsaab’, (Located at the Waterfront Area next to the Bonnington Hotel in Jumeriah
Lake Towers) that guarantees diners an artistic culinary escapade and a modern taste of India. Having cooked for eminent personalities/ celebrities; Chef Anil is known for his ‘Simple and Smart Cooking’ style that tantalizes ones eye and palate.

The cuisine offers a modern touch to traditional Indian curries, tandoors and desserts. Giving prime focus to wellness, most to of the dishes are prepared using the freshest produce and no/less oil. Some of the Chef’s signature dishes include Lucknowi Lamb Kebab, Mutton Korma Badami, Giant Portobello Mushrooms with pickled spices cooked in the Tandoor. The kitchen also promises to offer ‘gluten-free’, ‘lactose-free’ and ‘vegan’ dishes to suit diner’s dietary requirement on an advance notice. Most dishes are presented/ plated live in front of guests for a complete culinary experience. Themed around calm and serene ambience, the restaurant is perfect to relax and enjoy a meal with family and friends.

“The humble profession of cooking took me around the world to more than 20 countries, helping me garner in-depth knowledge of various cuisines and create my own culinary delights,” said Chef Anil Kumar, Culinary Director of Memsaab. “I am ecstatic to introduce my restaurant that exhibits my passion and experience. The menu reflects diversity of food/cooking styles that will satisfy taste buds of every guest or nationality. Dishes are prepared with real an artistic flair by my team and myself to offer a fresh, healthy and yet delectable food.”

Being environmentally conscious, Memsaab extends its efforts within the restaurant to minimise wastage. The restaurant does not serve Hammour on the menu, which is in line with Dubai’s initiatives to preserve Hammour from extinction. In addition, the restaurant sources products that are eco-friendly such as the compressed smoke free charcoal from Australia; to prevent any carbon/toxic trace going into the food.


Residents And Tourists Can Party Away At The Biggest Desi Night In Dubai

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AKS has been a platform for some of the biggest Indian DJs in the world. A night club well known for its uniqueness and theme based nights; is promising the residents of Dubai weekends filled with fun, excitement, hip swaying Bollywood gigs and pulsating hinglish/ desi music.

Residents can groove to the magical beats of Dj Manoj and Dj Shadow every Thursday at Velvet Underground, Royal Ascot Hotel and to the enchanting rhythm of Dj Zubair at the AKS Xclusive every Fridays at Mansion Club, Melia Hotel.

“AKS is all about reflecting your wild side. A party you don’t want to miss if you want to join the biggest social circle,” said Bharat Harpalani, Owner, AKS Nights. “This September and in the coming months you can anticipate more surprises, excitement and entertainment. As always, you will be left wanting for more from our best of resident and international DJs – playing music from all genres that range from bollywood mixes, bhangra with a mix of commercial house and rnb. We would like to invite all desi lovers to party the night with us.” Bharat added.

Costs and entry policy

  • Entry is free for Ladies
  • Entry Free for couples until midnight and AED 100/- thereafter.
  • You can be on the guest list provided they send their names before 8pm on the day of the event to bb pin 2860D67F.
  • Emirates Airlines Facecard members get 50% off on all beverages

Masala Craft Brings A Summer Full Of Surprises and Festivities

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Masala Craft located in Century Village, Dubai and recognised for its exquisite Indian cuisine, is offering a summer packed with surprises, sensational offers and festivities that celebrates the true spirit and diversity of India.

“It is our constant endeavour to improve, innovate and create dishes that tantalise one’s taste buds; leaving one wanting more,” said Suresh Lakhiani, MD of Masala Craft. “We are offering a selection of activities and offers that will help us engage better with our customers and shows a true test our culinary creation,” Suresh added.

Masala Craft themed around ‘Stone and Stream’, colours and textures is a restaurant with a perfect ambience offering Indian cuisine with a twist. Masala Craft offers a creative menu that is full of flavour and yet healthy.

Summer promotions and activities include the following

Ramadan Kareem –Celebrating the Holy month of Ramadan with family and friends; Masala Craft offers a 50% on food & beverage when the bill is paid before 9pm. (Promotion valid until end of Ramadan).

Summer Sips: Take that long sip on one of Masala Craft’s imaginative summer quenchers such as “Pineapple Fizz”, “Apricot and Almond Delight”,  “Melon Masala” amongst others. Guests can share a summer drink recipe and get 50% off on a mocktail of their choice. Promotion valid from 1st July until 30th September 2012.

Raksha Bhandaan: Masala Craft will commemorate the special relation between brothers and sisters. Special Set Meals (Dinner) will be served on August 2nd, 2012 at AED 75 /-.

Tri-Colour Treat – For Indians and Indian at heart, Masala Craft will celebrate Independence Day with sensational offers, prizes and set menu that reflects spirit and diversity of India on Wednesday, August 15, 2012.

Team Building Workshop:  Corporates can take the opportunity this summer to treat their employees or teams to an exclusive cooking class conducted by Head Chef – Jeffrey Fernandes. Every participant will be given a certificate and enjoy their creation with a cool summer drink. Offer valid from 10th September until 30th November 2012.

Back-to-School Promotion: Moms can be relieved of that extra load of what to cook, save time and attend to other super duties. On presenting a student ID, all mummies can avail an exciting offer of 50% discount for Lunch (1200 to 1700hrs). The offer is valid from September 1st 2012 to October 10th 2012.

Ultimate travel entertainment kit

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Seagate Technology, a world leader in hard disk drives and storage solutions, has devised an extremely portable and ideal must-have travel partner to accompany people on their travels this holiday — the GoFlex Satellite mobile wireless storage.

GoFlex Satellite mobile wireless storage is the first battery-powered external hard drive to wirelessly extend the storage capacity of any Wi-Fi enabled mobile device. The new hard drive that comes in 500 GB storage capacity; can save up to over 300 HD videos and many large music collections; is an advantage to all iOS and mobile devices or smartphone users planning a trip soon. In addition, due to its wireless connectivity function, up to three users can connect and enjoy streaming content at the same time.

“A lot of people will be travelling abroad or long-distance for the summer holidays and packing all their digital material can at most times be a nightmare. That is where the GoFlex Satellite comes in”, says Christian Assaf, Senior Channel Sales Manager for the Middle East and Africa. “With its lightweight characteristics, storage capacity and being wireless they can store and carry their entire media library with them to stream movies, favourite TV programmes, listen to music or watch videos, while on the go. Also, another major complaint from travelers was that they couldn’t access data from a hard disk or usb without a cable. The GoFlex Satellite is wireless, easy to use, reasonably priced and works extremely well with the iPad, iPhone, tablets and smartphones.”

The GoFlex also benefits gamers to store games and profiles without a glitch. With a USB 3.0 slot the Seagate GoFlex Satellite allows high-speed transfers of the largest of files within seconds and with a battery life over 5 hours on a charge this becomes a necessity for the holiday period. The GoFlex is a device that is important to people of all ages and serves many digital purposes making it a must have for users.

With a rechargeable lithium polymer battery, Wi-Fi access over 802.11 b/g/n and Devices are wirelessly connected directly to the GoFlex Satellite drive by use of the free GoFlex Media™ app—available on either iTunes or the Android Market —or a web browser. The GoFlex Satellite drive is available in all leading retail stores across GCC and Egypt.

Seagate Offers Romantic Getaway To Venice

Seagate Technology plc., a world leader in hard disk drives and storage solutions, today announced that it will a run a special Valentine Day campaign in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, KSA, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Bahrain until the end of 29th February, 2012. Seagate calls people to enter the contest to win a 5-day/ 4-night trip for two to the City of Love – Venice.


The simple online promotion requires all contestants to opt for any one of the listed video and message along with their details to enter draw. The participants can then double their chance of winning if the partner responds, by sending a message back. Winners will be announced on the 15th March, 2012.


Ayman Al-Ajouz, Channel Sales Manager, GCC, Seagate Technology said, “Being the product of choice world over, this is great way to engage with users and customers. We invite all Valentine Day observers to enter the draw and express their love. This is a simple no-string attached competition and we look forward to receiving a huge response.”


The promotion also highlights the pre-launch of GoFlex Satellite; a perfect companion and travel product for any tablet, iPad or smart phone with Wi-Fi capabilities and storage space to stream over 300 HD videos.


For more details about the contest and to enter the draw; visit www.loveinvenice.com