Eataly Dubai Ups the Ante With an All-Truffle Mall Restaurant

October 27, 2015

It’s called the Truffle Restaurant.

The shopping mall food scene usually evokes images of stale pizza slices, heavily salted soft pretzels, and Dairy Queen Blizzards — unless you live in Dubai. According to the National, The Dubai Mall now officially has a truffle restaurant. Located inside Eataly Dubai — Mario Batali’s Italian food emporium chain — the restaurant, which is pointedly called the Truffle Restaurant, opens today.

The restaurant, which is permanent, serves dishes ladened with the pricey fungi. Eye on Dubai writes that the restaurant is “dedicated to discovering the Umbrian white truffle,” but given that white truffles have a…