Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Tim Hortons in Dubai: The National is there

Check out Tahira Yaqoob's spot-on report from the scene of the first Tim Hortons in the Middle East. I love this part:

The entrance is marked by a cheery red sign in English and Arabic reading "Tim Hortons cafe bake shop", Matthew Clarke opens the door with a flourish right on queue, dressed in a hockey shirt and shorts, and announces: "Come on in, the coffee's fresh."

The 50-year-old Emirates pilot from Canada is not even on the payroll; as a customer on his first visit, he is simply over-excited about having a little taste of home in the land where he now lives.

Photo courtesy of James O'Hearn

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

C'est super cool! On va pouvoir prendre son Tim. Au plaisir de se voir.

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