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Ramadan in Abu Dhabi: Iftar & Suhoor around the City

Ramadan in Abu Dhabi: Iftar & Suhoor around the City

Ramadan in Abu Dhabi: Iftar & Suhoor around the City What is the difference between iftar and suhoor? Both are the names given to meals taken outside fasting time during Ramadan: iftar occurs after sunset and suhoor before sunrise. Once the sun sets on a day of fasting, it’s a joyous occasion of eating and socialising. Most hotels and restaurants offer special iftar meals, most commonly a large spread of Middle Eastern mezze favourites such as hommus and falafel, and some traditional Emirati dishes such as baby camel, grilled sea-bass and halva (a dense Turkish-style dessert of seeds and honey),…

Taste of Abu Dhabi @ Du Arena on 9-11 November 2017

Taste of Abu Dhabi @ Du Arena on 9-11 November 2017

Taste of Abu Dhabi @ Du Arena on 9-11 November 2017 The capital’s favourite food, drink and music festival returns for its fourth edition and is set to be even more memorable and entertaining than ever before! The festival is a food lover’s fantasy – jam packed with the latest, greatest and most exciting restaurants, world-class chefs, an incredible lineup of music, tantalising fresh features and over 100 exhibitors. A Brief History of Taste Taste represents foodie heaven, stunning food prepared by the city’s greatest restaurants, world famous chefs, superb drink and outstanding entertainment, all in one stunning location. We are proud…

Ramadan in Abu Dhabi: Iftar & Suhoor around the City

Ramadan in Abu Dhabi: Iftar & Suhoor around the City

Ramadan in Abu Dhabi: Iftar & Suhoor around the City What is the difference between iftar and suhoor? Both are the names given to meals taken outside fasting time during Ramadan: iftar occurs after sunset and suhoor before sunrise. Once the sun sets on a day of fasting, it’s a joyous occasion of eating and socialising. Most hotels and restaurants offer special iftar meals, most commonly a large spread of Middle Eastern mezze favourites such as hommus and falafel, and some traditional Emirati dishes such as baby camel, grilled sea-bass and halva (a dense Turkish-style dessert of seeds and honey),…

Ramadan in Abu Dhabi: May 27th – June 25th 2017

Ramadan in Abu Dhabi: May 27th - June 25th 2017

Ramadan in Abu Dhabi: May 27th – June 25th 2017 Ramadan is a significant month in the Islamic calendar and, in Abu Dhabi, the period is marked by a host of Ramadan-related activities. Emirati hospitality and traditions are also very evident during this month as iftars are hosted across Abu Dhabi and residents of different nationalities come together to share the spirit of Ramadan. The Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority organises numerous events during the month and the retail sector witnesses brisk business. Based on the directives of the Family Development Foundation, the events is hosted to support families activate the holy…