Stories about Fatburger

Eating Fatburgers in Karachi’s urban badlands

This short story is inspired by the Bloomberg article: Pakistan Loving Fatburger as Fast Food Boom Ignores Drones.   “Jahangir! Fatburger has come to town – it’s time baita, its time…” The mobile phone slipped from his hands. Eight years. Eight years had passed since Jahangir had visited a newly opened foreign fast food chain in the upscale urban badlands of Karachi. Since then, much had changed in the dark metropolis, but as he lay shaking on his bed, Jahangir could still smell French fries gone soggy…with blood. He could still see in his mind’s eye, a jostling dark mass of screaming, orc-like beings with beards as long ...

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Fatburger gets a big fat ‘yes’ from me!

Fatburger recently started advertising on billboards all across Karachi. The billboards, featuring a mouthwatering Triple Fatburger are pretty hard to miss, and being the burger junkie that I am, I dragged my wife and kids to Dolmen Mall, Clifton, for a bite last Sunday. Unfortunately for me, though, the burger joint had yet to open for public. Disappointed and disheartened, I went home and ordered some pizza instead. They say that when you want something really badly, the whole universe conspires in helping you achieve it. The very next day, I received an exclusive invite for a pre-inaugural bloggers’ meetup at ...

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