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Hanoi Walking Street – A popular hotspot in the capital

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To our dearest customers!

Huongmai Cafe would like to wish you A Glorious, Rewarding and Prosperous New Year. We are fortunate to have you come and be our beloved customers.

Have A Wonderful Year Ahead!

Happy New Year!!!

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Sunlight becomes less blistering, a cool wind begins to blow in, and yellow leaves are scattered on the street. Autumn has come to Hanoi!

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Kopi Luwak, or civet coffee,  is the world’s most expensive coffee. The main factor of it’s high price is the uncommon method of producing such a coffee. The unique taste of Kopi Luwak comes from it being processed by a small animal called the Asian Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus).

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VIETNAMESE WOMEN’S DAY – OCTOBER 20 - NGÀY PHỤ NỮ VIỆT NAM 20/10

Together with International Women’s Day on March 8th, Vietnam also celebrates Vietnamese Women’s Day on October 20th. Though this is not a public holiday, Vietnamese Women’s Day is celebrated widely throughout the country every year as a special occasion for men to express their love, respect and gratefulness to their beloved women. This day is believed as significantly important day to all Vietnamese women.

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Strong and flavourful Vietnamese coffee makes converts as quickly as it raises pulses. French colonists might have introduced coffee to Vietnam, but the morning cup of ca phe soon became a local habit. With variations that make use of yoghurt, eggs and even fruit, Vietnamese coffee has developed a style of its own.

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Hanoi has long become a favorite destination among both domestic and international travelers. Hanoi’s character is inseparable from its weather. But even in a sunny day or in a rainy day, Hanoi still beautiful in the eyes of travelers.

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The Gist
  • Vietnam is the second largest coffee exporter in the world, but the local market sees plenty of fake coffee being served all over the country
  • Fake coffee was invented due to the lack of the real stuff in the period of mid-20th century hardships
  • Fake coffee is typically made of a small percentage of real coffee, roasted soybeans, cornmeal, and a variety of additives (both natural and chemical)
  • Drinking fake coffee on a daily basis may lead to some health problems
  • The easiest way to differentiate is by taste – real black coffee is always bitter and a bit sour, whereas the fake one is slightly sweet
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