|Café de Procope, 1743 in Paris. Early coffee writer Jean La Roque gives credit to language scholar Jean de Thévenot for introducing coffee privately into Paris in 1657, and for teaching the French how to use coffee.|
A Coffee Branch With Flowers and Fruit as Illustrated in
La Roque's "Voyage de l'Arabie Heureuse" A Coffee Branch With Flowers and Fruit as Illustrated in La Roque's "Voyage de l'Arabie Heureuse"
A portrait of Jean de Thevenot shows him in 17th century “Arabian” garb.
|**Note: the Levant is the eastern Mediterranean area now covered by Israel, Lebanon, part of Syria, and western Jordan.|
|WEEKLY COFFEE QUIZ--Above: Where in the world is this coffee establishment? Answer next week in PillartoPost.org Coffee Beans & Beings post.|
LAST WEEK’S COFFEE QUIZ ANSWER. Vancouver’s popular Water Street Café in old town is a popular place to sip coffee and watch the world go by—Canadian style.