Independence Day Have a fiesta on Mexico’s Independence Day. Head out to one of the island’s best Mexican restaurants or even throw your own party at home. Tue 16.
The joke’s on you Three comedians are popping by for three shows of stand-up. First up, it’s at the British Club from 8.30pm on the Thursday for BD15. The second is being held for Friday brunch-goers at the InterContinental Regency (BD30++ overall). Then they’ll end the tour at the Royal Golf Club from 8.30pm on the same day for BD15. Thu 18 and Fri 19. Call 3666 3509.
Biru Garden Stylish Japanese restaurant Imari at the Domain Bahrain is offering a night of free-flowing hops and grape alongside plenty of Chef Riichiro San’s favourite Izakaya style dishes for BD23++ or BD17++ from 5pm to 9pm. Sat 20 (also 6, 13 and 27). Call 1600 0000.
Battle of the buns Calling all burger lovers! The newly revamped Polo Gastropub is looking for the next culinary legend by inviting you to submit your own burger recipes before September 21 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Then the top five will have a cook off at the pub on September 27 to determine the winner. The winning patty will then be placed on the menu for the next six months! It’s free to enter and other great prizes are up for grabs. Sun 21 and Sat 27. Call 1772 5000.
French grapes All the outlets at Sofitel Bahrain are celebrating a French vino ‘week’ until October 31 including a whole host of promotions such as a grape and dine a la carte menu at seafood spot La Mer, a daily happy hour at Amber Bar and a nightly cheese and vino tasting in Tapas Restaurant & Bar. More than 15 varieties of French grape are available in all the outlets and at the brunches too. Mon 22. Call 1763 6363.