DATA: 21 February - 09 March 2019
PLACE: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Dubai, the city of dreams, big resorts and skyscrapers. The place of unbridled luxury and compulsive shopping. Artificial islands and spectacular fountains ... and great cuisine.
For over two weeks, at the turn of the months of February and March, the Arab city hosts one of the most important exhibitions of all the Emirates.
Dubai Food Festival is an international festival focused on gastronomy. An event that celebrates, and promotes, the diversity, creativity and multicultural offer of the city; from the proposals of the local tradition, to those of more than 200 different nationalities. There really is something for everyone.
Created by British food artist Paul Baker, the Dubai Food Festival has become a particularly eagerly awaited annual event. A paradise for lovers of food and entertainment. An event involving large gourmet restaurants, world-class chefs, small restaurants and cafes, and even shopping centers.
Dubai World Trade Center. Burj Khalifa. Burj Al Arab. Palm Jumeirah e Dubai Creek. These are just some of the names, in the city, involved in the initiative.
HOW TO MOVE
If you were to set foot in the city of the Arab Emirates for the first time, you might be surprised by the incredible efficiency of public transport. Between metro, tram, bus and even small boats, there is only the embarrassment of the choice to move around the city. With the metro, you can move around without difficulty, and reach the various locations of the Dubai Food Festival. All the info, timetables and tickets, from this link.
EVENTS AND INITIATIVES
La Jumeirah Beach, behind the Sunset Mall, hosts an incredible number of events during the Dubai Food Festival. A lot of gastronomy but also shows, music, master classes and even Yoga classes.
Dubai Mall, and many other shopping centers, throughout the period, host many gastronomic initiatives. Special events await you, exclusive menus and many discounts.
Taste of Dubai, offers the possibility to taste delicious, elaborate dishes of the best restaurants. During the initiative, it will be possible to meet the most renowned chefs from all over the world.
During the Dubai Restaurant Week, 15 of the best restaurants, will offer the most spectacular food, in equally suggestive locations. Bread Street Kitchen, Lima Dubai, Scape Restaurant, Asado or Asia Asia by Gordon Ramsay at Pier 7. Here, you can delight yourself with 3 dishes and the best gastronomic offer in the city. Prices from 200AED approximately.
But, as mentioned, Dubai Food Festival is an event for everyone. Not only for a select few. In some small gems, scattered around the city, you can savor the authentic delicacies of old and new Dubai, with prices around the 25AED.
Complete the picture, the Bolliwood Food Bazar, Thai Street Food Festival at Backyard, and Beat The chef, a real competition.