Wings of countries know their cultures through dishes

The journey of discovering the world .. from the window of the kitchens in the «Dubai Expo»

  • Hospitality destinations in the suites attract visitors.

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A unique civilized and human mixture reflected in the gathering of 192 countries at Expo 2020 Dubai, this time not from the window of scientific discussions and technological innovations, but from the window of popular kitchens and the culture of authentic traditional flavors, which are presented by the pavilions of a number of participating countries, within the spaces of their "local restaurants". Which seems to have succeeded in reserving a place that raised the hearts of its lovers, and between the folds of a number of these suites as well, to complete the journey of discovery by visitors and enhance its privacy.

popular carnival

From the gateway to traditional folk flavors inspired by the ingenuity of ancestors, and in an atmosphere dominated by the character of carnivals, the Mexican pavilion celebrates the culinary arts of South America, to offer its fans the most delicious authentic local dishes, which cannot be missed tasting from the hands of the most famous chefs in the region, where the Mexican restaurant “Michico” serves On the first floor in the mobility area, a diverse menu of traditional Latin cuisine tastes, to reflect the culinary techniques that prevailed centuries ago in Mexico, with a contemporary touch that matches the character of Dubai and the taste of Expo visitors.

open kitchen

A unique cultural and civilizational blend dedicated to the Luxembourg Pavilion, through the fine dining experiences that await visitors in the ground part of the pavilion, specifically in the “Schengen Lounge”, which offers a menu of luxurious options, Emirati and Luxembourgish cuisine, led by Chef Kim Kevin de Doud, a Michelin star winner Responsible for the restaurant menu.

Through an open kitchen experience, visitors can enjoy watching the preparation of food, and then enjoy tasting it in a food court open to the opportunities area.

Street food

A cultural experience filled with classic local flavours, offered by the Pakistan pavilion to its visitors through the “Daba or Dawat” restaurant, to enjoy the unique tastes of Pakistani street food, which reflects the nobility of this country and its historical and civilization richness, and is part of the culture of its authentic cuisine, rich in tastes and aromas. In a distinctive artistic environment, its charming designs and cheerful colors mimic the art of trucks and mobile food kiosks.

The restaurant's name "Dawat" is inspired by the "festive banquet", a clear reference to its distinguished design and exceptional cuisine prepared by chefs from all over the country.


In a “very special” welcome framework, visitors to the New Zealand pavilion at the exhibition will learn about the etiquette of authentic New Zealand hospitality, the culture and arts of local cuisine in the “Tiyaki” restaurant, in which its experience in caring for people and places is mixed with the experiences of food production, through local and high-quality product options, that take into account The taste of healthy food seekers and exceptional hospitality, as “Kumvita” honey, famous for its quality, adds a special taste to a selection of delicious dishes and desserts, to which were added “Kapeti Kikurangi” blue cheese, and roasted beetroot.

Visitors can enjoy slow-cooked venison with manuka honey and sweet potato mash.


As for the India Pavilion, visitors will have an experience that mixes contemporary and classic Indian cuisine, dating back to the eighties, through authentic flavors from several states in India, to include distinctive dishes and unique options, created by the hands of the Indian chef “Ajay” to be presented to the restaurant’s guests. In a pleasant atmosphere lit by candles.

The restaurant offers couples the opportunity to celebrate together in the South Asian way with a three-course menu, with a wonderful selection of classic and contemporary cuisine, in addition to multiple drinks and a small gift of chocolate provided by the restaurant.

Mediterranean dishes

When authentic culinary traditions meet with the finest ingredients, the experience of distinctive flavors is complete, and there is no doubt that the cultural experience offered by the Portuguese cuisine in the “Lositano” restaurant is the greatest evidence of this country’s distinguished approach to food tasting, and the diversity of its flavors that are added to the quality and authenticity of the local products, which it shares Portugal is happy with the world, celebrating its most typical dishes.

Portugal, which has a clear cultural presence, through folk culinary arts at the fair, is one of the most famous countries for its delicious dishes spanning from the southern Mediterranean to the northern side of the Atlantic Ocean, contributing to the diversity of its cuisine, rich in fresh spices and herbs.

"Narrative" of the kingdom

Saudi stories told by the “Sard” restaurant in the palm garden in the Jnah. In addition to the “Saudi coffee” tasting experiences, which were placed in paper packages that take into account the conditions of the environment and the concept of sustainability, visitors enjoy the various types of dates that are abundant in the Kingdom, most notably the Najran dates and the red sugar of Jizan, And salvation for the Eastern, in addition to a selection of innovative dishes supervised by the Saudi chef “Nora”, who has mastered integrating the flavors of the Kingdom’s regions and presenting them with distinctive Saudi names, the most important of which is “Laqima” in reference to the “appetizers” list, and “Darbak Khidr” for the list of authorities.

The flavor experience concludes with a selected dessert menu called “Cold your Heart”, with juices and drinks from the Al-Ula region, Taif, Hail and Al-Qassim.