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The Dubai Coffee Museum

Arriving at Dubai’s Creek by Abra (a small wooden boat) is a side to Dubai that is far away from the glitz that is usually associated with the golden city. There is a more authentic and traditional feel – and rightly so.. . Just a stones throw from the Abras is one of Dubai’s heritage hubs, Al Fahidi in Bur Dubai. Here you will find reconstructed traditional Emirati houses in an area dating from the 1890s, where residents originally earned money from pearl diving. But enter inside number 44 and you will make a unique discovery. This is the home of the Dubai Coffee Museum boasting a distinct collection of coffee artifacts and literature, which provide a fascinating glimpse into the history of coffee and its impact on culture in the Middle East and North African regions. This project is the brainchild of Khalid Al Mulla of Easternmen & Co. Khalid grew up as a date farmer in Hatta but he is no stranger to coffee. Coffee was always present in the home and like many Emiratis, coffee …

Sabado Coffee Club goes fourth

Coffee culture is on the rise in the Middle East, particularly in Dubai. Reflecting this increasing interest in coffee is ‘Sabado Coffee Club.’ A Dubai based social club/coffee club that encourages socialising over a good cup of coffee. Sabado Coffee Club is held on the first saturday of the month and hosted by a different cafe space each time. Sabado Coffee Club presents fascinating coffees by interesting roasters from all over the world which are brewed to taste. We then collect the votes to find the favourite and we make a filter brew of the winner for all to enjoy . simple. The fourth Sabado Coffee Club was held at Creekside, a lovely cafe on the waters edge of Dubai’s beautiful Creek. Creekside is Dubai’s newest contemporary cultural space and cafe. Its focus lies primarily on architecture, art, culture, design and heritage. Located in the heart of old Dubai, Creekside is a place of artistic expression, debate and knowledge exchange. So it was a perfect host for Sabado Coffee Club. Creekside prepared a menu especially for …