Dubai International Airport continues to tantalize travelers' taste buds with its array of delightful dining options. Here are some delectable new dishes to savor before your flight:
Cauliflower Wings at The Draft House
Innovating the classic wings experience, The Draft House, a sports bar, now offers a healthier and vegetarian-friendly alternative – cauliflower wings. Bite-sized cauliflower pieces are crisped to perfection and tossed in your choice of sauce, including classic barbecue, tangy sweet and sour, spicy chili and garlic, or punchy Buffalo. These tasty wings come accompanied by homemade ranch dressing and obligatory celery sticks, making them the ideal snack to enjoy while catching sports games on the big screens. Price: Dhs45 for six. Location: Terminal 3, Concourse D.
Crispy Shrimp Tacos at Tranzeet
Tranzeet, a popular casual dining spot, has opened a new branch in Terminal 3, Concourse C, offering all-day breakfast dishes, burgers, and pizzas. Don't miss out on the crispy shrimp tacos (Dhs59). These delectable tacos feature tortillas filled with shrimps, black sesame cream, sumac, creamy avocado, and spicy yet sweet mango pico de gallo, all topped with fresh coriander. Though a small plate, they burst with flavor. For those with hearty appetites, pair them with a fresh Caesar salad (Dhs49) and a pint of hops (from Dhs52). Location: Terminal 3, Concourse C.
Risotto al Funghi at Bottega Bar
For a high-end dining experience, head to Bottega Bar and indulge in the new risotto al funghi dish. Perfectly cooked creamy arborio rice is infused with the rich flavors of earthy woodland mushrooms and adorned with crispy Parmesan shavings. This dish is a sophisticated start to your journey, especially when paired with a glass of bubbly. Price: Dhs99. Location: Terminal 3, Concourse A.
Shish Barak with Rice at Sawa
Sawa, a Lebanese eatery, has opened a new branch in the Terminal 1 arrivals lounge, offering classic Levantine dishes at budget-friendly prices. Among the main courses, the shish barak stands out—a delectable combination of soft meat dumplings bathed in a garlicky yogurt sauce and served with oriental spiced rice. Price: Dhs42. Location: Terminal 1, Arrivals.
Wok-Seared Steak and Shrimp at Panda Express
Experience a limited-edition delight that combines traditional Chinese wok-style cooking with steakhouse surf n' turf. Angus sirloin steak and large shrimps are wok-tossed with potatoes, yellow onions, red peppers, and fresh green beans in a savory Chinese-inspired steak sauce. This flavorful dish is served on a bed of rice and boasts a smoky essence. Price: Dhs49. Location: Terminal 3, Concourse C.
Wolfgang Chopped Salad at Wolfgang Puck
For those seeking a vitamin-packed meal, Wolfgang Puck offers its famous chopped salad. This refreshing dish features a base of fresh romaine lettuce, topped with carrots, spicy radish, protein-rich edamame beans, marinated cherry tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers, quinoa, cheese, and a zesty lemon vinaigrette. Bursting with vegetables while maintaining exceptional taste, this salad is anything but ordinary. Price: Dhs70. Location: Terminal 3, Concourse D.
Dubai International Airport continues to elevate the dining experience for travelers, ensuring your culinary journey is as memorable as your destination. Bon appétit!