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Dubai: The Camel Burger (Yes, Burger Made of Camel) from Local House Doesn't Ride Up to the Hype

Arva Ahmed 3 comments

The rage that is camel burgers hit Dubai two years ago when Arabic restaurant Local House slid a camel patty into the hollow pocket of a khameer, traditional, pita-shaped leavened bread studded with sesame seeds. This innovative burger move garnered adulation from most major newspapers around the city, with practically every article raving about a surprisingly juicy patty that grunts back at misconceptions about camel meat being tough. Would I get to ride the same juicy, fat-free, exceedingly creative camel journey that the food reporters had embarked on? More

Cheeseburger Crown Crust Pizza from Pizza Hut in the Middle East

Robyn Lee 13 comments

In the Middle East, Pizza Hut's new Cheeseburger Crown Crust Pizza goes beyond the typical cheeseburger pizza construction—topped with chopped-up cheeseburger ingredients—and nestles mini burger patties into a modified "crown" crust. The rest of the pizza is topped with burgery ingredients of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, special sauce, cheese, and beef nubs. More

Dear AHT: Bacon Cheeseburgers at FOB Hammer in Iraq

Adam Kuban 13 comments

A few weeks back, we noticed that a chaplain at U.S. Forward Operating Base Hammer in Iraq had mentioned Serious Eats' photo-sharing site, Photograzing, and also A Hamburger Today. We chatted a bit in the comments of his blog post,... More

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