UPDATE JUNE 2020 I visited the new location of the much larger Korean supermarket in Dubai, then called 1004 Mart, now known as 1004 Gourmet. New location, new products, new cafe. DEFINITELY WORTH A VISIT. Read on to find out why. Korean Supermarket in Dubai 1004 Gourmet is an unusual name for a Korean supermarket ..Continue Reading
Welcome to DoinDubai’s guide to Food Shopping in the Emirate.
I haven’t included a list of all the large branded supermarkets as I’m sure you’ll come across these yourself, but I have included the more unusual places you may want to get to know so you can buy authentic Oriental or Indian ingredients for your cooking, often at better prices too.
I’ve included Japanese, Korean, Indian and Chinese supermarkets. If you own an ethnic grocery store and you think our readers should know what you have to offer, then get in touch via the contact form in the footer section of the site.
Did you know Korean food in Dubai and the world over is on the rise? Korean food can be healthy, convenient to cook and now really easy to find in Dubai. Apparently Waitrose in the UK has seen a 42 % increase in sales of the distilled grain spirit, SOJU! There are even 3 Korean restaurants ..Continue Reading
What would make the best Edible Gifts this Christmas? We’ve done the research for you so just read to find out DoinDubai’s Top Pick of Edible Christmas Gifts. Listen to our podcast from Dubai Eye 103.8 as well.
What’s special about the Eclairs DoinDubai tried? The eclairs are ALL hand made by a French pastry chef Imane who trained in Paris and is now working full time at the Eclair boutique in Dubai. Flavours include Matcha green tea eclairs, grown up chocolate with gold leaf, raspberry and coffee too. There are 15 flavours ..Continue Reading
How does the cost of living in Dubai compare to your home town? Why did I spend 600 dirhams (approximately 100 UK pounds) in Dubai ? DoinDubai was thrilled to be asked to take part in the Global Cost of Living Blogger Project initiated by ICE -International Currency Exchange – a well established UK Bureau ..Continue Reading