When the first Lazeez food truck arrived in Kabul many mistook it for a rickshaw and wanted to hail a ride -- the yellow chassis and three wheels so reminiscent of taxis popular in South Asia.
When the first Lazeez food truck arrived in Kabul many mistook it for a rickshaw and wanted to hail a ride. (AFP)
“Us Afghans are immune to all sorts of illnesses,” jokes Mohammed -- an oral hygiene student buying a quick burger.
$150 a day
It took little time for the city's emerging middle class to embrace the novelty of canteens-on-wheels serving Western fast foods around town. (AFP)
After expenses and paying his employees, Naveed pockets $150 a day, a fortune in Afghanistan where 72 percent of households earn less than $150 a month and social inequalities are enormous.
Burgers and bribes
They stand apart from the vast majority of the population, in which just 32 percent of adults can read and write, according to a 2011 UNESCO figure.SHOW MORE