Arva Ahmed

A photo of Arva Ahmed, a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Education: University of Pennsylvania
Expertise: Food Culture
  • Arva is cofounder of Frying Pan Adventures, Dubai's first food tour company.
  • She is also cohost of Deep Fried, a podcast that focuses on flavors, stories and techniques from the Eastern Hemisphere.
  • Arva is cohost of a YouTube channel covering unique dishes from Dubai.


About Serious Eats

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