Juice Bar

Display in the lobby of a juice bar/restaurant
Display in the lobby of a juice bar/restaurant

This photo was taken inside the lobby of a modern upscale juice bar/restaurant.  The mosaic structure features running water that empties into a pool, providing soothing sounds.  Most restaurants do not play piped in music, since many Muslims believe that music is forbidden by Islam – it’s a murky subject which is debated by disagreeing Muslim clerics.   Anyway, I loved the fruit basket displays that were placed around the room, as well as the lovely mosaic tilework.  It all looked so clean and welcoming to me. 


About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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8 Responses to Juice Bar

  1. Dulce says:

    Oh how wonderful not to hear piped-in music in any store! Sounds Great!

  2. Chuck says:

    Susie, the fruit looks very appetizing. Thanks for your visit today and your Thanksgiving wish.

  3. thanks for your comments, I’m glad I could help with your memories. Your pictures look great too!!!

  4. Petrea says:

    Hi Susie, I don’t like the piped in music, either! It’s not a religious thing, though, just a matter of taste.

    What an adventure you’re living!

  5. Hi Elaine – Glad you liked the photo. Thanks for commenting.

    Hi Marahm – The produce here really IS amazing. I was eating a tomato yesterday and remarked to my husband about how much flavor it actually had compared to tomatoes in the states. Good stuff here!

    Hi Tash – No, I haven’t read that book but it sounds really interesting. Thanks for the info!

  6. tash says:

    Looks like a beautiful rival to Jamba Juice 🙂
    Interesting comments about music. (BTW – Did you read “Bookseller of Kabul” about an Afgany family written by a Swede?)

  7. Marahm says:

    Ah, my favorite Saudi subject– abundant produce! Gives me a warm feeling, and brings back happy memories of juicing hundreds of carrots, gaining weight on mangos, and cooking puddings with bannana and persimmon.

    Let’s not get going on the vegetables- I might have to devote a whole post about that subject on my blog.

  8. Elaine says:

    I agree! The warm colors of the fruit go nicely with the cool blues and greens.

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