Dubai’s acclaimed SLAB Test Kitchen restaurant from chef Omar Rodriguez is reopening in a brand-new location on Thursday October 7. The restaurant will be presenting with it the Peruvian cook’s refined take on Latin American cuisine.
Now located in Dubai’s Mercato Mall in Jumeirah 1, SLAB’s interiors have been tastefully designed. SLAB offers a good place for living – whether you’re dropping in for a latte at the coffee bar, meeting for a lazy lunch or just looking for an alternative place to remote work from for the day. Its menu, focuses on “food you love to eat”, plus specialty and local coffee. Starters range from zingy snapper ceviche to the fantastically crispy grilled octopus, via crunchy Mexican corn fritters and a kale salad tossed with noc chum. Just as you can see the chef behind Dar Wasl’s popular fried chicken joint BRD DXB, there are also burgers and chicken sandos up for scoffing, plus large plates including spicy noodles, miso salmon and crackling short rib served with crispy potato and a shoyu beef glaze.
Experimental seasonal kitchen by Chef Omar Rodriguez – SLAB Test Kitchen combines his global culinary experience to present food that everyone loves to eat. SLAB was founded in 2017.
One of the best places to eat in Dubai’s La Mer has now closed down – but it’s just moving destination. With fresh ingredients, simple design, casual dining, the team refines techniques. Keeping highest standards; SLAB is about delicious food, top quality and offering a social ambiance to come back for more. Dine in with your family and friends at SLAB Test Kitchen and indulge in a number of dishes.
Presenting with it the eatery’s acclaimed seasonal menu, which serves up everything from zesty ceviches to creamy carbonaras, using fresh, in-season ingredients. Those who never got the chance to check out the La Mer original eatery, can have a treat at the new location. But while the new branch comes up, it’s worth paying a visit to SLAB’s sister restaurant BRD by SLAB, located in Dubai’s Dar Wasl Mall. As suggested by the name, BRD’s menu has a major focus on fried chicken, which the casual restaurant opened with a mission to redefine. Check out their short menu and at-the-counter ordering system – this is exceptional and with best quality cooking masquerading as an indie fast food shop. SLAB Test Kitchen’s return to the city with a contemporary restaurant.
SLAB Test Kitchen, by chef Omar Rodriguez, is set to reopen at its brand-new location in Mercato Mall this summer. Carrying on the culinary heritage of Chef Omar Rodriguez. They focus on seasonal menus, high quality and creativity. The service is casual, smart and welcoming. Their cuisine is contemporary, modern and takes inspiration from all corners of the globe. This is an open kitchen with adjacent chefs table, where the guest and chef interact to create a unique dining experience. The dining room is very sleek yet comforting and near enough to feel the heat of the kitchen.
Slab is a platform where a foodie can relish all in the menu. The passionate chef explores the possibilities with great food. Always serving a bite bursting with flavour and creating an emotion and a memory that’s forever lasting.
SLAB Test Kitchen
Mercato Shopping Mall
Jumeirah Beach Rd
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 344 4161
Photo courtesy: www.mercatoshoppingmall.com
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