While Dubai is home to plenty of high-end, fine-dining options, there are also incredible dishes to enjoy that are friendly on the wallet – if you know where to look. We’ve gone back to gourmet basics to find five dishes that epitomise dining in this vibrant city. Discover where to go to enjoy a simple fish curry, a bowl of sticky-sweet dumplings or a breakfast shakshouka that’s big enough to share. If you're a big foodie looking for hidden gems, don't miss the foodies' favourite event, Dubai Food Festival
, during which the city's culinary scene is on full display.