Getting Frying Pan Adventures off the ground wasn’t just a case of showcasing neglected, but delicious, food from everyday, working Dubai.
Join Frying Pan Adventures to wander the busy streets, tasting dishes from Lebanese, Yemini and Palestinian cafés and restaurants;
The real insights into Middle Eastern food and drink, however, come on the Frying Pan Adventures’ Arabian Foodie Pilgrimage.
Arva and Farida Ahmed open the doors to the most exciting eateries to introduce you to delicious fare, from Moroccan to Nepalese to Indian, on their small-group walking tours.
The first company to offer food tours in the city, its guides divert epicureans from the expected fine-dining haunts and instead take them on trails of Old Dubai’s most impressive Middle Eastern eateries.
Arva Ahmed, the foodie blogger, leads nocturnal food tours with her company Frying Pan Adventures.
By the end of the evening my stomach is well and truly full — but more importantly, my eyes are opened.
Think Middle Eastern food is just baklava and kebabs? You haven’t even scratched the surface.
Arva Ahmed is the person you want to tour Dubai with. Her knowledge, passion and patience as she took the group around the different souks was nothing short of heart-warming.