American, Japanese, Eastern European, British and other cuisines and concepts are featured in our list of alternative iftars Image Credit: Gaucho/Supplied

Ramadan 2016: 10 alternative iftars to try in the UAE

Not everyone will be hosting a traditional Iftar this Ramadan. If you are looking for something slightly different from the usual, or a completely new underground experience, this is your guide to the top 10 alternative iftars to try this Ramadan.

1. Firebird Diner

The newly opened Firebird diner by Michelin starred chef Michael Mina is introducing an unusual twist to traditional iftar offerings with a set sharing menu featuring gourmet interpretations of wholesome American cuisine.  To begin with, there are classic American style starters such as buffalo chicken wings and popcorn shrimps to name a few. Hearty main courses, including sharing dishes of braised BBQ short ribs, oak grilled salmon and piping hot golden chicken. And the final, aptly titled ‘Sweet Tooth’ course, offers a rich chocolate cake and Read more...