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Yes, we speak cupcake

September 23, 2009  By The New York Times


Sept. 23, 2009, AMMAN, Jordan – Cupcake shops have become as ubiquitous as hot dog stands in some
American cities, and have spread to Europe, Asia and Australia. Now Jordanian Fadi Jaber has proved that even
the Arab world is not immune to such a Western frivolity.

Sept. 23, 2009, AMMAN, Jordan – Cupcake shops have become as ubiquitous as hot dog stands in some
American cities, and have spread to Rome; Istanbul; Berlin; Seoul,
South Korea; and Sydney, Australia. Now Jordanian Fadi Jaber has proved that even
the Arab world is not immune to such a Western frivolity.

Members of Jordan’s royal family stop by Jaber's shop in jeans and
sweatshirts, ordering boxes of cupcakes while their bodyguards wait
outside. It is rumored that Queen Rania is a fan.
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