Dubai Street Food – SPICY Prawn Popcorn + Pakistani Food!! AMAZING Arabic Street Food in UAE!

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This is our 2nd video from our STREET FOOD in DUBAI series. This time we are taking you to some of the BEST local restaurants and street foods that Dubai has to offer!

We are starting the day with a delicious Egyptian hummus with beef and pine nuts and specialty foul (fava beans) at a shop called Foul w Hummus. They serve unlimited bread and a dish of pickles with the dishes. This restaurant has amazing quality food for a good price. Those that can’t afford the food can eat for free.

After breakfast, we visited the Public Beach. It is a great place to view the Burj Al Arab, but also locals and tourists visit to swim, surf and enjoy the weather. It was especially nice in December, where it wasn’t too hot.

For lunch, we visited a famous restaurant for seafood. Bu Qtair specialized in fish and prawns. The fresh fish and prawns are marinated in a mixture of spices and then are fried. They are served with rice and a curry.

Next, we head to the Burj Khalifa (tallest building in the world) which is one of Dubai’s top attraction. The Burj Khalifa has unobstructed views over Dubai, but is quite expensive to enter. We recommend seeing it from the base, which is free and equally awesome.

For dinner, we head to a restaurant which has a reputation for having the BEST Pakistani food in Dubai, Ravi Restaurant. There are many dishes to try, but we chose to try their dal fry, mutton Peshawari and chicken tikka. The naan served with the meal was DELICIOUS!

Finally for dessert, we wanted to try an Emirati specialty – luqaimat. Luqaimat are small balls of dough which are fried until golden brown. You can get a variety of toppings, but the traditional topping is a thick date syrup and sesame seeds. These are served across the UAE, but we visited the shop in Global Village. This isn’t the most authentic version, but it was interesting to watch the women make this dessert.

Visit information:

1 – Foul w Hummus
Rose Garden Hotel Apartment (Mall of the Emirates), Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE

2 – Public Beach
99 2 C St – Umm Suqeim, Jumeirah 3, Dubai, UAE

3 – Bu Qtair Restaurant
Old 32B Street, Fishing Harbour 2, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

4 – Burj Khalifa (At the Top)
Blvd Dubai – Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, Downtown Dubai, Dubai – United Arab Emirates

5 – Ravi Restaurant
Shop # 245,Al Dhiyafa Rd,Satwa, Near Satwa Roundabout,، Opposite Emirates Co-operative Society – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

6 – Luqaimat at Global Village
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road – Exit 37 – E311 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

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We’re Luke Martin and Sabrina Davidson, food lovers and world travellers! We make videos about local, authentic and unique foods from across the globe. We particularly like to sample street food across Asia. We are based in Taiwan where we frequent the best Taiwanese street food stops and create travel content to make finding food in Taiwan easier for YOU! Although we are based in Taiwan we travel the majority of the year around the world in search of the best food. We’ve filmed in Japan, The Philippines, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Korea, Indonesia, India, Turkey, Lebanon, Palestine, The Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Greece, Sri Lanka, Canada and the list is still growing! Our mission is to create content that is entertaining, informative, honest and fun! We love what we do and we are always grateful for your support! Thank you and see you on the next episode!




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30 Replies to “Dubai Street Food – SPICY Prawn Popcorn + Pakistani Food!! AMAZING Arabic Street Food in UAE!”

  1. R Sch

    It one of the worst city that discrimination against women, the oppression of women in Dubai is disgraceful and the reason Islam should be outlawed and removed from any country that it exists.

  2. Reuben James

    Hi. I am dealing with end-of-life illness and to watch you both travel and eat delights me so much, through you I get to leave my bed and travel. Bless you both. Be safe and get tested for Hepatitis as that's how I got Ill eating food in the third world that was not as hygiene as I thought.

  3. Waxed

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  4. ripley4

    Oh C’mon paper plates in Dubai's Marina restaurant….??? It summarizes the whole concept of Dubaï!!!! Everything is fake and has no roots, it may have junctions….but no true soul….it is my own personal opinion. I gave a thumb up for your video and channel because I am a faithful follower, but not for this “country”.

  5. Anoop krishna Gupta

    Hello Luke,
    Can you please tell what's the provision of getting COVID test at the time of departure from Dubai? I mean where did they want the report from and is it free?

  6. Maximilian Ginestra

    Sabrina really looks like Daphne Bridgerton of the tv series Bridgerton
    Anyways, congratulations for the 1mil subs and happy new year guys 😊

  7. TheAdimondo

    Brilliant research, dude! Dubai is one of the utmost fabulous gastronomic destinations in the world and you have reported about two of the widely acknowledged institutions: Bu Qtair on the Jumeirah Beach and Ravi in Satwa. And you ordered exactly the signature dishes there: the whole fried hamour and the mind-blowing prawns, mutton Peshawari and chicken tikka; you should have ordered the juicy, spicy mutton kebab, too (aka seekh kebab).
    Perfectly chosen timing for climbing the Burj Khalifa (17.30); you got daylight, dusk and night with all the city lights. I wouldn't encourage anybody to pay that amount of money to get access; there are a lot of other towers in the area to climb on the top, though they are smaller. Initially named Burj Dubai it had been renamed Burj Khalifa (after Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, ruler of Abu Dhabi) thanks to the aid granted by Abu Dhabi during the last international financial crisis. In my personal opinion these ridiculous towers high into the sky are built (maily by foreign architects, engineers and poorly paid workers) in order to compensate for Arab inferiority complexes.
    I like your style of travel planning, you are a smart guy!

  8. Farook B

    Cringing every time he says pine nuts!!! Those are almonds!! Can no longer trust your food commentary..disappointing from a food vlogger….aaaaagh

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