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The Alshaya Food Tour – Texas RoadHouse

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The last stop of our The Alshaya Food Tour will be at Texas RoadHouse and I am starting to miss everyone in the team.

The first Texas RoadHouse open in 1993 at Clarksville, Indiana. They aims to be a restaurant where customers of all ages can have a great meal with great prices and great fun. Texas Roadhouse is known for their Hand-Cut Steaks, Fall-Off-The-Bone Ribs, Made-From-Scratch Sides, and Fresh-Baked Bread.

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The Alshaya Food Tour Dubai – Shake Shack

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Time for Shake Shack!! I have been looking forward to them in The Alshaya Food Tour.

Shake Shack had always been listed in the Top must eat fast-food in New York. This reputable fast food chain was also known as the NY Icon.

Every successful restaurant chain started somewhere small. Shake Shack sprouted from a hot dog cart in Madison Square Park in Manhattan to support the Madison Square Park Conservancy’s first art installation. In 2004, the bid was won to open a permanent kiosk in the Park: Shake Shack was born.

This modern day “roadside” burger stand serves up delicious burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, shakes, beer, wine and more.

We visited the outlet at Dubai Mall. Other than Dubai Mall, they have outlets at Jumeriah Beach, Mall of Emirates, Financial Bay as well as Dubai Airport Terminal 3.

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The Alshaya Food Tour Dubai – P.F. Chang’s

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We will be heading to Dubai Mall for our second tasting session at P.F.Chang’s. P.F.Chang’s is an Asian-themed US casual dining restaurant serving American Chinese food.

Even though there a Chinese word in the American Chinese food and the dishes look like Chinese food, the foods served in P.F. Chang’s were not like our normal Chinese Chinese food we had back home. Sound Complicated right?

Just remember that it is American-Chinese food!

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According to the organizer, P.F.Chang’s is one of the popular dining venue in Dubai. At around 6pm, the restaurant was almost 60% – 70% filled with customers. There were queue lining up waiting to dine in the restaurant. We were greeted by a group of their service staffs eagerly waiting to usher us to our tables.  

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The Alshaya Food Tour Dubai – IHOP

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Day 2 official marked the start of the whole Alshaya Food Tour which we will be taste testing 4 different American-based restaurants. Starting with IHOP, PF Chang, Shake Shack and lastly, Texas Road House. This was also marked the start of my work as we are required to hand in our food review about the restaurants on the same night. Our reviews will act as one of their consideration in bringing the 4 restaurants into Asia.

After a great night sleep in the Sheraton Sweet SleeperTM Bed, I am all fresh and ready for the challenge.

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OOTD: Top & Skirt from Lady & Toki (Bangkok), Straw Hat from Bangkok, Longchamp Sling bag

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The Alshaya Food Tour Dubai – Day 1

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“You have been selected for The Alshaya Food Tour in Dubai !” When I saw the email, I could not believe my eyes. I had been blogging for the past 2 years and this was the biggest recognition I have ever gotten. After knowing who were the other 4 food bloggers, I was kind of stress on my contribution for The Alshaya Food Tour. I was the most novice in the whole group. Nevertheless, I am up for the challenge.

Dubai Here I come!!!

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My first in-flight lunch on Emirates Boeing 777.

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