And more often than not the grub is highly agreeable, particularly in Asia and the Middle East, where people are picky about what they eat.
With those considerations in mind, we did not think twice before popping over to one of Dubai's numerous Indian workers' cafes, Karakosh. No pretence, no menu, no alcohol, no English spoken. It smelled good and that determined our choice.
The choice turned out to be simple: fish (20 Dirham) or chicken (15 Dirham),
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