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Introducing the 1st food podcast from Dubai that showcases the food culture, homegrown food artisans and local food stories of the city. Featured on Emirates Airlines inflight entertainment.

Hosted by Arva Ahmed, co-founder of Dubai's original food and culture tourism venture, Frying Pan Adventures -

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Dec 28, 2020

We close out the year with some comforting Indian and Filipino soups to soothe the troubled soul of 2020. With our guest speaker and food blogger at Dayo Kitchen, Didi Paterno and our GM Farida Ahmed.

References mentioned on the show:

  • Where Farida bought her eeya chombu:

Dec 21, 2020

We discover the best Iranian restaurants in Dubai and what to order beyond the routine kebabs from one of the city's most prolific food bloggers, Xerxes the Ravenous.

Get the list of all the dishes and what restaurants to order them at on our blog here.

Instagram handles: Xerxes the Ravenous (@ravenousxerxes), Frying...

Dec 14, 2020

We forage for leafy greens that are not widely known beyond the communities that use them. Featuring our guest speaker Dina Yazbak who heads Research and Innovation at Kaykroo and Farida Ahmed who is the GM and food tour guide at Frying Pan Adventures.

Instagram handles: Dina Yazbak (@pyjamasinthekitchen), Farida Ahmed...

Dec 7, 2020

We brainstorm ideas to spice up the big bird with a regional twist by calling on Dan and Fix, the dynamic duo behind Dubai's premium butchery and smokehouse, Carnistore.

Carnistore website:

Instagram handles: Carnistore (@carnistore), Frying Pan Adventures (@fryingpanadventures). 


Nov 30, 2020

We celebrate the UAE's 49th National Day by popping open a bag of one our childhood favourite crisps: Chips Oman. Featuring Chips Oman devotees on our team, our GM and Food Tour Guide Farida Ahmed and our Eating Designer Mufaddal Husein.

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