Check out what’s on the menu at the new street food party, the Love Food Festival. Catch them in Al Ain and Mushrif Central Park this February.

Get ready for some sweet rides and finger-licking food at the newest street food festival in Abu Dhabi. The Love Food Festival, which celebrates street food and food trucks, will be rolling into town this February. First up, they’ll make a stop in Al Jahili Park in Al Ain from February 11 to 13 before moving onto Mushrif Central Park in Abu Dhabi from February 18 to 20.

The festival will feature 15 popular street food trucks from the UK serving grilled cheese at the Cheese Truck, soft shell crab burgers from Crabbie Shack, fish finger sandwiches from Hix’s Fishdog and something called British tacos or “bracos” from The Roadery.

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For more exotic tastes visit the Mei Mei Street cart for Chinese food, Kothu Kothu for Sri Lankan style Kothu rotis filled with egg, veg and meat and the Bangwok tuk tuk for Thai creations. And if you’re after something sweet check out the Churros Bros for authentic Spanish churros with chocolate or the Crema Caravan for crème brulee on wheels.

There will also be a handful of local brands participating in the event including Jones The Grocer, Biryani Pot, La Brioche and Moti Roti.

In addition to the food, expect live cooking demos and appearances from celebrity chefs such as Andy Bates, Susan Husseini, Eric Lanlard and Kevin Gratton. There’ll also be live music, art installations and special activities on offer for the kids.

Various locations including Mushrif Central Park, Mushrif, Abu Dhabi. Tel: (02) 6669559. Taxi: Mushrif Park on Karamah Street.