one way degassing valve talks about Vietnam, coffee is the part of Vietnamese lifestyle, which like Beijing’s sesame sauce shabushabu, or Shanghai’s fried baozi, or Guangzhou’s Cantonese morning tea. Coffee is unique in Vietnam.
Due to the rapid development of coffee plantation in recent years, Vietnam has become the world's second largest coffee exporter after Brazil. In 1857, the French colonists opened the door of Vietnam from Da Nang, and these Europeans brought coffee into Vietnam. Nowadays, these colonists have left, but coffee has retained in every ordinary person's life in Vietnam.
Vietnamese poet ZhiRong Pei had ever metaphor that “coffee is the same regardless of territory," it’s largely summed up the coffee culture of Vietnamese: no need delicate decoration, wearing slippers and vest, sitting at plastic stool, with three to five friends sit around the table, and this is the Vietnamese's cafe. It is said that Vietnam is the lowest unemployment rate in the world, in fact, we don’t know the people who loafing in the café is classified into work range or not?
In the nearly 150 years, Vietnam has developed its own unique coffee culture, and the biggest feature is that coffee can be served at anytime and anywhere. The dotted cafes are like domestic food stalls, residents and tourists get together at these small tables regardless of nationality and age, make the noble coffee becomes daily drink of our life, and we can see the traces of coffee in music, books and sculptures.
Originally published 25 Mar 2018, updated 25 Mar 2018.
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