Legend has it that coffee was given to Muhammad by Archangel Gabriel in order to give him strength and endurance. The name of the coffee itself, comes from the Arabic word “qahwat al-būnn”, which means “wine of the bean”, referring to the fact that coffee is used as a substitute for wine for Muslims, and when coffee first came to Europe it was known as “Arabic wine”.Coffee is one of the most delicious products between food and beverages with over 700 traces elements of coffee related to its aroma and flavor, almost twice as much as wine.
In neighborhood of Ladadika there is place that takes coffee very seriously. “The Blue Cup” offers freshly blended coffee from Brazil, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Kenya, Colombia and Honduras. This cozy shop with friendly atmosphere and industrial style serves probably the best coffee in the city. Try El Salvador espresso, a warm double cappuccino or a cold brew with strong aftertaste, always served in a blue cup. Moreover, the place has large selection of cocktails, in fancy glasses, and sometimes there’s a certain themed party following. The menu is frequently updated and Blue Cup turns into a nightclub at night on weekends.