August 21, 2013
El Fishawy Coffee Shop, Cairo
Photograph by Stuart Freedman, Panos Pictures
For more than two centuries, this smoky, mirrored El Fishawy café has been an inviting respite within the labyrinthine tangle of the 14th-century Khan el Khalili bazaar. Beneath checkered archways and tin lamps, wobbly brass-topped tables teeter under the traffic of steaming glasses of mint tea, dark coffee, and apricot-flavored shisha tobacco from hookah pipes.
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