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Luchador at Aloft Palm Jumeirah is the new Mexican eatery in town and it is inspired from the Mexican wrestling art called Lucha Libre.
What Is It?
For those of you who are wondering what Lucha Libre is, it a form of professional wrestling though it translates to freestyle wrestling and is characterized by colorful masks, rapid sequences of holds and maneuvers and flamboyant personalities in a whole lot of spandex.
The menu, interiors, and entertainment in this newly set up Mexican rooftop lounge has drawn inspiration from this sport, exuberates the energy of the sport and has plenty a wrestling masks and Aztec motifs on the walls and furniture.
What’s In It?
Barring the decor and theme, authentic Mexican food is what Dubai is looking forward to and this place promises just that. Not just Mexican, but Mexican street food. Doesn’t get more authentic eh? Lots and lots of tapas food like guacamole( (including a salmon guacamole) ceviches, tacos are said to be on the menu. For the main course, there are some intriguing dishes like Ensalada tropical which is a ponzu, quinoa, citrus fruit and cheese salad and Pulpo En Su Tinta which is octopus with red grape, squid ink, rice, banana chips and avocado purée.
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