The Future of Kenya Coffee Culture Looks Bright

In this five part series, I recap my recent trip to Kenya where I sampled the up and coming coffeehouse culture Kenya. In the final part of this series I have a couple of suggestions on how Kenyan coffeehouses can continue to develop Kenya’s own coffeehouse culture. Loot! Bags of Dormans Coffee Beans, originally uploaded…

Dormans is The Kenyan Coffee Powerhouse

In this five part series, I recap my recent trip to Kenya where I sampled the up and coming coffeehouse culture Kenya. In the fourth part of the series, I give compare the three, Nairobi Java House, Dormans and Artcaffè, by taking a look at Dormans Dormans Latte Art, originally uploaded by andai. In my…

Artcaffè, Another Amazing Kenyan Coffeehouse

In this five part series, I recap my recent trip to Kenya where I sampled the up and coming coffeehouse culture Kenya. In the third part, I examine the three, Nairobi Java House, Dormans and Artcaffè, continuing with Artcaffè Coffeehouse & Bakery Artcaffe at Westgate, originally uploaded by andai. The second coffeehouse I visited in…

Nairobi Java House, One of the Kenyan Coffee Powerhouses

In this five part series, I recap my recent trip to Kenya where I sampled the up and coming coffeehouse culture Kenya. In the second part of the series, I give compare the three, Nairobi Java House, Dormans and Artcaffè, starting with Nairobi Java House. Nairobi Java House at The Junction, originally uploaded by andai….

Espresso Culture in Kenya is Alive and Well

In this five part series, I recap my recent trip to Kenya where I sampled the up and coming coffeehouse culture Kenya. In the first part I introduce you to the three of the coffeehouses I visited and blogged about earlier Nairobi Java House Sign, originally uploaded by andai. Nairobi! A city I used to…

Exotica Serves Great LavAzza Coffee

Lavazza at Exotica, originally uploaded by andai. Exotica is a little café located in my old stomping grounds of Westland. They serve Lavazza coffee which I was pleasantly surprised to find here in Kenya. Reason being that even in Seattle, there are less than three places I can name off head that also serve Lavazza…

Dormans Espresso at The Creek Marina

The Creek Marina Latte, originally uploaded by andai. As my cousin and I were coming back from a day trip to South Coast I told her I needed to get my daily fix of espresso and that we should go to Dormans… wherever that was located. However, since we had already crossed Nyali bridge with…

Sarova Latté at the Whitesands Beach Resort

My Sarova Three Layered Latte, originally uploaded by andai. One thing that I have noticed is that Dormans has really made a push towards becoming the dominant supplier for coffee to many eating establishments around Nairobi and Mombasa. So it was no surprise to find out that Dormans supplies all the coffee needs for the…

Artcaffè Excellence at the Westgate Mall

Artcaffe Latte, originally uploaded by andai. This particular Saturday afternoon, I had some business that I needed to take care of at the Westgate mall. And since I hadn’t yet had my latte for the day, I thought I might as well kill two birds with one stone by picking up a latte while I…

Dormans are The Coffee Experts at The Junction.

Dormans Latte Art, originally uploaded by andai. After my initial, slightly less than optimal experience at Nairobi Java House, I was really interested in trying out a proper, no nonsense coffeehouse. Not a place where they had a kitchen to prepare and serve café style food and stuff. From everything I had heard and from…

Nairobi Java House… in Nairobi

Nairobi Java House Cup, originally uploaded by andai. For a while know, I have been really, really eager to check out Nairobi’s coffee culture and the opportunity arose this past month of August. The day after I landed in Nairobi (I landed at night so I had to wait till the next morning) I headed…

Dormans & Nairobi Java House Offerings at the Kenyan International Airports

Dormans, originally uploaded by andai. When traveling in and out of the airports in Nairobi and Mombasa, you quickly realize that Dormans seems to be the default coffee being served at the cafés or snack bars at the domestic terminals at the airport. Actually, from many of the food establishments around the country actually serve…