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Saudi Street Food Bistro

Zanjbeel Bistro (the Arabic “zanjbeel” translates to “ginger” in English) has an alluring exterior graphic of Marlon Brando from the Godfather. We haven’t eaten there yet but hopefully one day we will. They offer Saudi street food.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/07/saudi-street-food-bistro.html

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Yummy Felafel

Felafel is a favorite vegetarian Middle Eastern food, made of ground legumes and vegetables, like chick peas, fava beans, scalions, garlic, and parsley. The ground up mixture is formed into ball shapes and then deep fried, but they can also … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia’s Cheap Bread

While prices for many products have risen since we moved here 12 years ago, the price of bread has still remained relatively low.  Above is a large flat bread that has black seeds imbedded in it. It’s thick and tasty … Continue reading

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Bastah Market Barker

To try to attract customers, like the old time carnival barkers, this guy in traditional headgear loudly calls for customers to come and try the food. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/05/bastah-market-barker.html

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Jeddah Burger Joint

I thought this was a cute name and graphic for a local burger joint here in Jeddah. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/05/jeddah-burger-joint.html

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Decorative Cover

This piece in a housewares shop caught my eye.  I love the detailing.  It is some type of large serving piece that has its own stand. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/04/decorative-cover.html

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Burger Sign in Arabic

Because such a large percentage of the population here in Saudi Arabia consists of foreign workers, much of the signage for businesses also includes very colorful visual graphics, elaborating what type of business the sign represents.

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Drive-Thru Outdoor Market

There are many outdoor markets like this one here in Jeddah. Most of them carry a nice selection of fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, and dates. The photo shows just part of this market. It is actually an “L” shaped … Continue reading

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Dried Berries Treat

Sorry I don’t know much about these delectable treats. My sister-in-law offered me some one day at her home and I really loved them. I think they are actually called Golden Raspberries, but I can’t be sure. They have a … Continue reading

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Yummy Sambusa

One of my favorite foods here in Saudi Arabia is similar to an eggroll – it’s called Sambusa. They are usually stuffed with a ground meat mixture with onion and other flavorful spices. The outside can be made out of … Continue reading

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