- It will be distributed across UAE capital’s restaurants, hotels and government offices
Abu Dhabi, UAE : Accessing the UAE capital’s myriad culinary experiences is now even easier for residents and tourists, after the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announced the launch of the first-ever UAE-based Lonely Planet guide covering the emirate’s F&B scene.
Created in partnership with Abu Dhabi Culinary, The World of Cuisine Abu Dhabi has been designed to highlight the emirate’s best dining options, with the new Lonely Planet guide launched as part of Abu Dhabi Culinary Season, which features an array of incredible dining opportunities across the emirate until 9 December 2021.
Cementing Abu Dhabi’s position as a global leader in the culinary sphere, Lonely Planet’sThe World of Abu Dhabi Cuisine includes a ‘where to’ style guide across a diverse menu of more than 100 culinary destinations, from an expansive fine dining scene to off-the-beaten-track hidden gems, from traditional Emirati venues to coffee and dessert hotspots.
The comprehensive guide also features a ‘need to know’ section which advises Abu Dhabi newcomers on customs and traditions relating to food. The guide is available for download here.
To find out more about Abu Dhabi Culinary Season 2021 and dining options in the emirate, visit https://abudhabiculinary.ae/ or follow AbuDhabiCulinary on Instagram.
About the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi:
The Department of Culture and Tourism conserves and promotes the heritage and culture of Abu Dhabi emirate and leverages them in the development of a world-class, sustainable destination of distinction, which enriches the lives of visitors and residents alike. The organisation manages the emirate’s tourism sector and markets the destination internationally through a wide range of activities aimed at attracting visitors and investment. Its policies, plans and programmes relate to the preservation of heritage and culture, including protecting archaeological and historical sites and to developing museums, including Zayed National Museum, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, and Louvre Abu Dhabi. DCT Abu Dhabi supports intellectual and artistic activities and cultural events to nurture a rich cultural environment and honour the emirate’s heritage. A key role is to create synergy in the destination’s development through close co-ordination with its wide-ranging stakeholder base.
About Abu Dhabi Culinary
Abu Dhabi Culinary was conceived by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) to shine the spotlight on Abu Dhabi as a global dining destination home to a geographically-expansive and culturally-unique culinary landscape.
The department highlights the globetrotting array of world-class culinary talent championing Abu Dhabi’s eclectic F&B portfolio throughout events like Chef’s Table, Food Forward and Nomad Dining, amongst others. With a diverse bill of signature dining experiences and interactive diners lined up for the 2021 programme with stringent safety measures deployed across the emirate.
As part of DCT Abu Dhabi’s mission to continue evolving the emirate’s hospitality ecosystem, Abu Dhabi Culinary has built and continues to develop a year-round F&B programme to increase the destination’s appeal to domestic residents and visitors. Mirroring the emirate’s wider convergence of traditional Arabian influences and cosmopolitan modernity, Abu Dhabi Culinary spans a programme of signature food-inspired seasons, food-themed campaigns, and smaller community-based events, delivering inspirational F&B moments across the emirate’s annual events calendar to optimise momentum for the recurring annual six-week festival, Abu Dhabi Culinary Season, which will return in Q4 of 2021.
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