Looks like the opportunity of BananaQ8 opening their own cafe is no longer there. Someone is opening a cafe in Salmiya that’s named under their blogs name. The cafe has a pretty cool logo but that’s all I know until they open up. This might have been coincidental but I’m doubtful. I think UpTill1 is a pretty cool cafe name for those interested.
First thing that crossed my mind while I was there was why caffè instead of café? Later found out Italians like to add an additional ‘f’ to Caffè . The place had a red/white theme, mostly red which should get you all hyped up when inside. Yesterday was the first day for the new breakfast menu which I got to try.
We started out with the popular breakfast dish Orientale Prima Colozine which had two really crispy fried eggs with some labneh and halloum. Also comes with cucumber, olives and bread (available on the gallery). I like the combination, definitely the lightest breakfast meal I’ve had in a long time. continue reading»