If you are a frequent traveller on the Grand Trunk Road in Punjab, chances are you would have sipped a cup of strong tea at one of the dhabas on the way, also known as ‘truck hotels’, popular among truck drivers who stop over there. At any such hotel, trucks can be seen parked in line, showcasing the art and calligraphy. Truck art is a famous form of artwork in Pakistan with trucks featuring floral patterns and creative work including witty and satiric lines that strike everyone behind the truck. To provide the taste of ‘truck hotel’ to the people in the city of Rahim Yar Khan, the ‘truck hotel’ has been launched inside the truck for the first time in Southern Punjab. The hotel has the capacity of serving around 70 people at a time. Here are some glimpses of the ‘meal truck’, which features all the hallmarks of traditional truck art. Janu’s Café invites its customers to enjoy dining in three different theme sittings; dhaba theme lounge, royal theme family lounge and nadi kinara open air sitting. It is open from 12pm to 12am every day. It’s menu is humongous, the prices are truly affordable and offers food items such as appetisers, soups, fries, sandwiches, seafood, burgers, pizzas, pastas, rice, desserts, main course, steaks, drinks, coladas, cold drinks, coffee and tea as well as salads. The article originally appeared in PakVoices. The writer is a citizen journalist based in Rahim Yar Khan To provide a taste of popular roadside truck hotels to the people in the city of Rahim Yar Khan, Janu’s Cafe has been launched in a refurbished truck. The hotel has the capacity to serve around 70 people at a time ‘Swari labey na labey, speed aik so nabey’, one of the most popular lines found painted on the trucks. It approximately translates as whether you find a passenger or not, the speed has to remain 190km/ph Published in Daily Times, September 28th 2017.