The Rick's Café

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Ramadan days …

I never cease to be surprised when Casablanca empties out during the month of August - for the Mediterranean north coast, or the 120 degree sauna that is Marrakech in the late summer. With an idyllic climate, why don't the Casablancais just stay home? This is one of the vestige(...)

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Rick's is finally in Gear !

From Day 1 we've had the idea to sell souvenirs at Rick's. I remember showing a sample of the porcelain ash tray to Bill Willis, who took one look at it and said, admiringly, "My dear, that has 'steal me' written all over it!" (...)

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What Would Rick Say? (1)

As an American running his bar in Casablanca during turbulent times, Rick managed to create a neutral oasis while being buffeted by the local authorities and political refugees. Hiding his social and political beliefs behind a cynical exterior, he didn't encourage controversy - especial(...)

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What Would Rick Say? (2)

When the film "Casablanca" premiered more than 60 years ago, Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) became perhaps the most well known American expatriate saloon keeper in the world. His murkey past included fighting for liberal causes and siding with the underdog. He maintained neutra(...)

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Dress Code Policy

For most of our customers dinner at Rick's Café is a rare opportunity as they sometimes come from afar. This dinner is seen as an experience, a special moment and they take care to dress for the occasion. Our Dress Code aims to maintain their comfort without the needless dist(...)

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Kathy Kriger

I have lived in Morocco since 1998, serving as the commercial counselor for the U.S. Embassy. In the aftermath of 9/11, I decided to leave the government, stay in Morocco and do something that demonstrated true American values. Developing a Rick's Café in Casablanca seemed li(...)

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At last, a Rick’s Café in Casablanca

Rick&#39;s Cafe, the mythical saloon from the 1942 film &quot;Casablanca&quot; has finally been transformed from celluloid to wood, glass and plaster thanks to the imagination and determination of an American woman enamoured of Morocco, Kathy Kriger.<br /> Set in an old court(...)

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Bringing the Legend to Life - TRAILER

Book Trailer<br /> RICK&#39;S CAF&Eacute; - Bringing the Film Legend to Life in Casablanca - By KATHY KRIGER<br /> L Y O N S &nbsp; P R E S S