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In Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Gold is Served At Every Table

A piece of beef covered with gold… This dish is restaurant owner and Instagram star Salt Bae’s specialty, which he serves at his Dubai establishment. Football stars Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery jostle at his door to take selfies with the precious food, going viral on social media. But the precious metal is not only served by Sal Bae. In Dubai, many restaurants and cafés put it on the menu.

5. Ice cream and glitter

At Scoopi Café in Dubai, customers are offered a unique culinary experience… Black Diamond cream is the perfect blend of flavours from Madagascar, Iran and Italy, all scattered with gold. A fusion of flavours that still has a price: 217 dollars.

4. Golden fish

In Dubai, fish does not always look as we know it. Many locals or tourists have been tempted by tasting of this type of gold covered fish. In the Al-Seef district, in the recently opened Doors Freestyle Grill, you can get the day’s fishing for $184

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3. A sumptuous 24-carat coffee mousse

The United Arab Emirates are known for their unusual coffee shops. But the famous Burj Al-Arab Hotel takes this to another level. For the amount of 24 dollars, you can enjoy a coffee whose sumptuous foam is made of 24-carat gold.

2. A cake sprinkled with gold leaf

Sometimes there is no limit to the gourmet experience. In Abu Dhabi, Bloomsbury’s Boutique Cupcakes is a large boutique that makes both “classic” cupcakes that are accessible to everyone and luxury cupcakes worth $1,000, combining chocolate and 23-carat gold leaf.

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1. A starred bread burger

In Dubai, even the burger is outclassed. The Roadery‘s Burg Khalifa, a burger inspired by the Burj Khalifa, features wagyu beef, truffle cheese, foie gras, saffron mayonnaise and blackberry ketchup… Cherry on top: two slices of golden buns. You will need $63 to get this monument of street food.

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Published on 4 March 2019