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The Global Village Dubai, The sections and parking:

The Global Village Dubai Most Popular Street Food:

The Global Village Dubai

Global Village Dubai is the first family destination for the cultural, shopping, and entertainment in the region. It is located in the road of Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed E 311 road (UAE) Dubai; it combines almost 90 countries culture across the world at the one place. Such as the Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Jason Derulo, Liam Payne and others notable international artists have performed here. It has over 5 million visitors over the area of 17,200,000 sq ft 1, 600, 000 m2

The global village of Dubai started out in the form of the number of kiosks in the year of 1997. The global village is the seasonal attraction and the shopping extravaganza held in the month of cooler winter; over 7 million people almost attended last year’s event. The attraction features 26 pavilions that each showcases the country or the region’s handicraft, cuisines, and the merchandise.

The sections and parking:

There are main four sections in the global village in Dubai, which consists of the events and the concerts, the shopping, the carnivals, and the food. The Global Village in Dubai has one of the largest capacity parking in Dubai with a total capacity of 18300 vehicles. Parking is divided into two categories, the general parking which is unpaid or free of the cost while on the other hand, the VIP parking is paid there is also valet parking available.

Shopping experience of global village:

Shopping experience of global village between November and April, the global village is an open-air shopping venue unlike any other in Dubai (United Arab Emirates (UAE)). There is also the endless shopping opportunity with the many items of verity from all over the world for you to purchase and treasure forever / or gift to the loved one. The stores are sectioned into the myriad of the global pavilions with each one selling the items and artefacts representative of the particular country in the world. The venue is set up in the style of the festival where the visitors can shop easily with a truly fun and vibrant atmosphere.

Every year, millions of flocks to the ever-popular the global village, whether you’re coming for the thrilling fun fair rides, food, nightly culture entertainment, or authentic shopping. There you will find more than 75 countries showcasing their local products within over the 25 lavish pavilions. The honey from Yemen, or the shop exquisite carpets from Iran and Afghanistan, the argan oil from the morocco, and the dry fruits from Thailand, the engraved necklaces from Spain.

Each pavilion from Vietnam to Oman and Egypt to Italy, the transports visitors to the country through the smell, the sound, and the colorful decorations.

The Global Village Dubai Most Popular Street Food:

The most popular global village Dubai street food that you can try with your taste when you go to the global village in Dubai. There is a wild range of street food available:

•    The Ragag from the United Arab Emirates (UAE):

The homemade bread, Ragag is the popular Emirati dish, by having the traditional Ragag get the taste of UAE. The word is derived from “Raga” means thin it is often found in roadside cafes and it is very popular at the global village in Dubai. This is severed for the dinner usually topped with the samen “melted butter” and the Mehyawa “the red fish sauce” or for breakfast.

•    Bun kababs from Pakistan:

Bun kababs, this dish is most popular in the fast-paced metropolitan cities such as Karachi and Lahore. But this can be found in all over Pakistan. This dish is usually sold from the roadside stalls, side street vendors or the fast-food restaurants. The fried delight has been introduced to the Global Village at the Pakistan Pavilion. This was served at the stall owned by the Fayaz Ahmed, selling Pakistani street food at the global village since four years.

•    The Luqaimat:

The Luqaimat sweet and dumplings dish served with the honey /syrup. This is the hot Arabic dessert popular in the khaleeji homes, this is good for share. The dumpling itself is not sweet but syrup or date honey poured over the colored fried small balls contributes to the sweet taste. This dish is usually made in the month of the Ramadan and is had after iftar.

According to the “thelifetraveller.org”, the Turkish name is lokma meaning “a mouthful or a morsel” from there, we get the Arabian Golf variation, luqaimat in Egypt and the Levant (Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Palestine), it is called Luqmat-ul-qadi. In Somalia it is burka Macan the Swahili people call it kaimati and the greeks call it loukoumades.

•    The Koshary (Egypt), National Dish of Egypt:

Koshary, This dish you can found at the Global Village in Dubai, this dish practically almost every Egyptian restaurant and street corner, it can be deemed ultimate Middle Eastern dish served on the go as the street vendor sells the hundreds of plates in the day. Koshary or kushari or koshari is one of the traditional dishes of Egyptian food, this is the widely popular Egyptian street food the dish considered national dish of Egypt. It combines Indian, Italian, and middle eastern culinary elements. The Egyptian dish that originated during the mid of 19 century.

This dish is made up of rice, pasta, lentils.. And a lot of more, you can think of koshary is the second cousin of mujaddara. Koshary comes from the spelling variation of an Indian dish khichdi, as the khichdri. Popular English spelling in Egypt is spelled as the koshary, other variations of the spelling are the kushari, koshari and kosheri.

•    Cevapi or Bosnian Kebabs:

Cevapi or Bosnian kababs are the most popular dish in the global village UAE; this is the grilled dish of the minced meat found traditionally in the countries of southeast Europe. This dish is considered the traditional dish of Bosnia. The cevapi is the origin in Balkans during the Ottomam period and represents the regional specialty similar to the kofte kebabs.

It has the origins in the Balkans during the Ottoman period and represents the regional specialty similar to kofte kebab.

The dish is made up of mainly beef, minced meat, mixed with the spices, considered the national dish in Bosnia.

At the global village, this dish is generally served in the pita bread that is lined with the labneh dressing, the red sauce and sour cream and onion making this the perfect snake to grab on the go.

•    The Simit From Turkey:

Simit is a Turkish dish; it is widely known as the Turkish Bagel in the United States. This dish is sold by the street vendors on the carrying trays on their heads. Apparently, turkey’s love affair with this dish extends to the 1400’s like the ring-shaped a sweetened bread scattered sesame seeds. It was considered as the luxurious food item, back in the time of the sultans. During the month of Ramadan sultan, it provides as the ifter for those are fasting and also giving simit to the soldiers on the guard as the token of the sultan’s appreciations, the word simit comes from the Arabic word “Samid” which means “white bread” or “fine four”.

•    Gozleme (Turkey):

This dish from turkey gozleme is a traditional savory Turkish flatbread and pastry dish stuffed with fillings, most popular ones are the feta and spinach, minced beef, potato, and the spiced ground lamb dough is usually unleavened and made up only with the flour, water, and the salt but this dish can be made from the yeast dough as well. It is similar to the bazlama. For the toppings of gozleme are numerous and vary by region and the personal preference, and include the variety of meat (chopped lamb fresh or smoked seafood, minced beef, and pastima), the vegetables like onion, spinach, eggplant, chard, garlic, various papers, leek and more, the tubers (radish and potatoes), the cheeses such as the Turkish white cheese, feta, Beyaz peynir, and kasseri as well as the eggs seasonal herbs and the spices.

The dish gozleme, the name is derived from the Turkish word göz that means “compartment” in references to the pocket of dough in which various toppings are sealed and the cooked.

•    Churros:

The churros, a fried-dough pastry-based snack, traditional snack in Spain, and Portugal, the origin of churro is unclear; the history is divided on how exactly churros come to exist. They were the invention of nomadic Spanish shepherds according to the article of huffpost.com living high in the mountains with no access to the bakeries, the Spanish shepherd supposedly created churros, which were easy for them to cook in frying pans over the fire. Lending the credibility to this version of history is the fact that there exists a breed of the sheep called “Navajo-Churro” which are descended from the churra sheep of the Iberian peninsula the horns of these sheep look similar to the fried pastry.

Another story says that the Portuguese sailors discovered a similar food in northern china called You Tiao and they brought it back with them the Spanish learned of the new culinary treat from their neighbors and put their own spin on it by passing the dough through the star-shaped tip which gives the churro its signature ridges. This snack you can be found at the churros kiosks on the food street in the global village of UAE.

•    Stuffed Mussels From Turkey:

Turkey stuffed mussels or midye is a genertic name for plump orange mussels or Turkish midye dolma are meals made of plump orange mussels, pine nuts, herbs, and spiced rice, and occasionally currents. It is the most common street food in Istanbul, turkey (owning to their coastal nature). In the 1980s and especially 1990s the mussel business becomes one line of defense against unemployment and destitution in the big city.  According to the theatlantic.com article” the recipe, it seems, it originally an Armenian one (though these debates about origins are always fraught). The legend today’s mussel vendors cite has it that a few Kurds learned the mussel trade from an elderly Armenian in the ‘70s, a sign of the friendship and fellow-feeling between Armenians and Kurds. Who knows how it started: the fact is that when Kurdish migration to Istanbul intensified in the ‘80s and especially the ‘90s due to the destruction of Kurdish villages by the Turkish army, the mussel business becomes one line of defense against unemployment and destitution in the big city.”

•    Takoyaki from Japan:

Takoyaki (octopus balls) is the ball-shaped snack or appetizer from japan made of wheat flour-based batter that cooked on a special pan. This typically filled with the minced or diced octopus “tako”.

According to Wikipedia Yaki comes from the “Yaku” which is one of the cooking methods in Japanese cuisine, that meaning to fry or the grill. Takoyaki was the first popularized in Osaka, where the street vendor named the “Tomekichi Endo” is credited with the invention in 1935. Takoyaki was the inspired by the akashiyaki, a small round dumpling from the city of Akashi in Hyogo Prefecture the made of egg-rice batter and the octopus. Takoyaki was initially popular in the Kansai Region and the latter on the spread to the Kanto Region and other areas of Japan.

•    Sweet potato-based snack from Japan:

Sweet potato-based snack from Japan, Sweet potato or the sweet potato were introduced in the Ryukyu Kingdom, present-day Okinawa, Japan in the early 1600s by the Portuguese, it becomes a staple in Japan because they were important in the preventing famine when rice harvests were poor.

Sweet potato-based snacks from Japan and other street foods of Japan are available at the Japanese pavilion of Global Village UAE.

The Bombay sandwich from India is simple to make and affordable in the Bombay available as street food. The dish can be found on the roadside streets or market places. It is the delicious sandwich ranking high up in the list of most popular street foods in India. The two slices of white bread are buttered and the coriander-mint chutney is generously added to both breads for the taste, and then after comes slices of the boiled potatoes, neat slices of the onion, tomatoes, and cucumbers and then layered on the top of each other.

If you like something simple and filling with good taste, this is your pick.

•    Pad Thai or the phad Thai from Thailand:

The dish commonly served as the street food and at most restaurants in Thailand as part of the country’s cuisine. The pad Thai is typically made of rice noodles, beef, chicken or tofu, the scrambled egg, peanuts, and bean sprouts, among the other vegetables. According to Wikipedia ”though stir-fried rice noodles were introduced to Thailand from China centuries ago, the dish pad Thai was invented in the mid-20th century. The dish with the shrimp is the most popular Thai street food dish and it is available at the pavilion in the Global Village. Pad Thai made of using the dry shrimp, sauce, and the Thai noodles, tamarind, and lime. According to Wikipedia: it was created in 1930, in Thailand by the pleak phibunsongkhram who was the prime minister at that time. The dish was created because Thailand was focused on the nation-building so, he created this dish using Chinese noodles and called it pad Thai as a way to galvanize nationalism.

Another explanation of pad that’s provenance, holds that during World War II. Thailand suffered a rice shortage due to war and floods. To reduce domestic rice consumption, the government under the Thailand Prime Minister phibunsongkhram promoted the consumption of the noodles instead. Pad Thai is listed at the number five on the list of “world’s 50 most delicious foods” reader poll compiled by CNN GO in 2011.

Tandoori chai or the Karak chai, it is delicious that has good taste. The origin of this chai is not known, this chai served in many parts of Pakistan and India. You can found this chai and taste this that is served in the sizzling hot earthen cup at the global village of UAE.

The fried skewered shrimp sticks:

The dish is popular in many African countries, the deep-fried shrimp

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