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For a while, fancy burger joints were everywhere. Food trucks had a long moment. Social media whetted one frenzy after another.

“It’s because we have nothing to do,” said Abdulrahman, an Uber driver in Riyadh, who gave only his first name. “Just these coffee shops.”

What is becoming acceptable in Riyadh is still dicey in smaller Saudi cities. But the changes are en route.