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Abu Shakir is the most famous juice bar in Damascus. It is a small place in a narrow street where customers usually sit outside on plastic chairs. There is an ongoing civil conflict and economic crisis in Syria, but still the bar has not lost its loyal customers.
Adnan al-Omari, started working in family business in 1953 and improved it. He is nearly 70 years old and supervises his two sons who now run it. He still buys fresh fruits every day.
Muhammad, older son of Adnan al-Omari, is posing with banana milk shake with cream qishteh. He works every day and takes order from Abu Shakir´s customers. He is always smiling.
Abu Hamzeh, one of the owners of Abu Shakir, likes posing with his cocktails. This one is banana milk shake. His father taught him how to care for their loyal customers well, as can be seen by the lack of effects on Abu Shakir's business amidst the economic crisis in Syria.
This is a collection including an article, video reportage and five pictures about the most famous juice bar in Damascus.