Emaar adds Toko in Vida Downtown to portfolio

Toko at Vida Downtown has an intimate restaurant and lounge setting, expansive terrace and a mezzanine private dining area.
Updated 06 March 2018
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Emaar adds Toko in Vida Downtown to portfolio

Emaar Hospitality Group is launching Toko in Vida Downtown, a contemporary Japanese dine-in that presents Izakaya dining of promoting social interactions in its finest traditions.
Set in Downtown Dubai, Toko is for connoisseurs of Japanese cuisine with a trendy new ambience.
The Toko brand first opened its doors in 2007 in Sydney, and quickly set a benchmark for contemporary Japanese dining.
Toko at Vida Downtown has an intimate restaurant and lounge setting, expansive terrace and a mezzanine private dining area.
Matthew Darwon, the celebrated Australian architect who designed Toko Sydney, is the mind behind Toko Dubai too. He brings a sense of traditional aesthetics with a creative twist that is central to the Toko identity. He draws on a minimalist neutral palette of natural timbers and streamlined joinery, with Reni Kung lighting accents.
Olivier Harnisch, chief executive of Emaar Hospitality Group, said: “Toko Dubai has redefined the Japanese cuisine experience with its contemporary interpretation and inimitable presentation style. It complements the philosophy of Vida to serve as social hubs for the young and trendy. The addition of Toko Dubai further strengthens our Lifestyle Dining division, which is focused on delivering exceptional and memorable dining choices. Toko Dubai will delight Japanese food enthusiasts as well as those who want to discover the current trends in dining at one of the city’s trendiest restaurants.”
In addition to the main restaurant setting, Toko Dubai’s lounge overlooks the Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard with intimate lounge booths and an expansive open design. It will serve beverages designed by the Toko Sydney team in addition to a full dinner menu.
Toko Dubai will feature live music and a deejay daily bringing the vibes of a social gathering to the lounge. Further, a private Toko garden and terrace enables guests to enjoy a full-dinner menu in a Japanese-style garden environment. The garden has calming water features, floating Japanese umbrellas, and Bonsai trees.


LuLu Hypermarkets join in the National Day party

Updated 25 September 2018
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LuLu Hypermarkets join in the National Day party

A wide variety of social and cultural programs were arranged at all the LuLu Hypermarkets outlets across the Kingdom as part of the 88th National Day celebrations.
The grand inauguration of the National Day celebrations was held on Sunday at 9 p.m. at LuLu’s newly opened outlet in Atyaf Mall, Yarmouk. A massive 88-meter-long cake was cut, representing 88 years in the history of the Kingdom, in the esteemed presence of Faisal H. Al-Jarba, vice chairman of Nameyah International.
LuLu extended its National Day wishes to all Saudi Arabian citizens and also conveyed its gratitude to the rulers and people of the Kingdom for helping to make LuLu the largest hypermarket group in Saudi Arabia.
“We are pleased to offer a diverse collection of Saudi products at attractive prices. Because of our customer-friendly services throughout a decade, LuLu has become the ultimate spot for a memorable shopping experience with friends and family,” said Bashar Naser Al-Bashar, head of administration at LuLu Saudi Hypermarkets.
“This year our celebrations are the first of their kind and we are so much pleased to offer a diverse collection of locally grown fruits, vegetables, and other Saudi products at attractive prices," said Al-Bashar.