The Frying Pan arrangerar matvandringar för dem som söker lokal, autentisk mat, långt från fine dining och hotell-krogar.
Arva deliberately keeps the groups small, normally a maximum of seven or eight people, and attracts a mix of residents and tourists to maintain an intimate feel. If you want to discover secret Dubai, this is the experience for you
With Ahmed’s quick wit and encyclopaedic knowledge of regional cuisine, it’s no wonder Andrew Zimmern featured her on his show Bizarre Foods.
Join the Ahmed Sisters of Frying Pan Adventures, for a soulful Iftar adventure through an old neighbourhood steeped in the tradition of communal sharing during the holy month of Ramadan.
Arva helps us get our heads, and our hands, around traditional-style eating which involves making a small ball of food with the right hand and using the thumb to get it into our mouths. It’s a lot of fun and we soon get the hang of it.
This tour takes you off the main tourist trail to meander through the city’s backstreets, interact with locals and sample conventional Middle Eastern flavours.
Locals such as Ahmed are working on giving Dubai more depth and interest – to show it’s not just about the superficiality and feats of engineering and construction, but that there is more soul and meaning to the city than it likes to portray.
Any foodie with a penchant for fresh fish would likely leap at a seafood lunch prepared by an old seadog in the even older (and glitter-free) neighbourhood of Al Ras.
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