Family-run Frying Pan Adventures offers walking tours hosted by sisters Arva and Farida who unlock the culinary secrets of Old Dubai, an area they’ve called home for most of their lives.
Food and Fables
Family of foodies? Frying Pan Adven-
tures celebrates the unsung heroes of
Dubai’s renowned culinary scene and in
all likelihood, shall be the piece de re-
sistance of any family holiday to Dubai.
Accepting children aged 8 and upw
There are many ways to get to know a city and booking a tour with a local guide is one of the best. Whether travellers to Dubai are looking for an overview of the emirate or a more in depth experience.
Seroop is a Syrian restaurant in Sharjah that recreates traditional tabeekh dishes from home kitchens in Aleppo. Artist and urban researcher Nahla Al Tabbaa swears by their kibbeh bi-safarjaliyeh, a dish of lamb, kibbeh and quince in a sauce that cel
Frying Pan Adventures takes the guesswork out of where to go and what to try. It should be on every traveler’s bucket list — along with going to the top of the Burj Khalifa (the tallest building in the world) and strolling through Dubai’s historic Al
Arva launched Frying Pan Adventures in 2013 as a series of culinary walking tours, to uncover an enticing underbelly of lowkey family run eateries in the emirate – without a single gold-dusted amuse bouche in sight.
Then Farida Ahmed of Frying Pan Adventures takes you on a tour of Emirati food and all the international cuisine you can enjoy in this cosmopolitan country.
Food tours are a popular way to explore Dubai Creek. Arva Ahmed is the founder of Frying Pan Adventures.
She describes one of the restaurants that features on the tour’s itinerary.
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