Looking back through two old racquet coffees racquet over half life in Saigon

Today, in addition to the traditional brewing phin and coffee machines imported from the West to diversify the flavour of coffee, in Saigon few know that there is still the way to brew coffee.

Coffee racquet is also known as coffee store - how to brew coffee originating from the United States for a long time in Saigon, this is also considered as the popular form of the ancient Chinese. Unlike caffeinated coffee, coffee racquet has a distinct characteristic. According to the name, the special thing of this coffee is to be mixed in cloth rackets and stored up with super warm.

 

This café is a lively and nostalgic witness of Saigon.

This café is a lively and nostalgic witness of Saigon

 

Baking latte is not complicated, but it is important to focus on the brewing cycle. Coffee powder in a cloth racket with water to boil is to make sure. Then, the coffee will be placed in the super warm, boiled on the fire. This helps keep the coffee hot, so it keeps the coffee flavour and delicious.

 

At present, in Saigon, there are 2 restaurants still keeping coffee latrines for the people to enjoy, even the young and foreign tourists come to Saigon as reminiscent of old coffee.

 

The racquet coffee with Mr. Thanh

The racquet coffee with Mr. Thanh

 

Located in the alley of Tan Phuoc Street next to Tin Market in district 11 of the Chinese area, Thanh's racket cafe has been in existence for more than half a century here.

 

Anyone who comes to the restaurant recognizes the ancient nostalgic architecture still in existence in the house. In the corner of the kitchen where Mr. Thanh made coffee, the smoke from the warm super coffee is placed on the wood stove to warm the house, familiar. There is no sofa or air conditioner, the space of the restaurant is completely open, simple and rustic.

 

Coffee made with racket makes the character of this shop

Coffee made with racket makes the character of this shop

 

Only a few wooden stools, wooden tables, coffee cups add a little silver fudge in the old-fashioned glass or used to make visitors come here as they are exposed to life.

 

Address: Lane 313 Tan Phuoc, Ward 6, District 11.

 

Phan Dinh Phung coffee shop

 

Like Mr.Thanh, the cafeteria café is located in the alleyway No. 330 Phan Dinh Phung also no sign or decoration. "Intestines" always come to see Ba, Ba (owner) over 60 years old still pass on the two "pot" of hot coffee.

 

Aromatic coffee is the reason why many people are far away, but every week they have to stop at this coffee shops.

Aromatic coffee is the reason why many people are far away, but every week they have to stop at this coffee shops.

 

The features are not only in the age of the restaurant, but also in the coffee mug of the family esoteric tastes bring a unique flavour has not changed once the legs have known guests. As a result, the restaurant is crowded and all the elements sit down alley.

 

No crowded or busy, visitors here just want to enjoy the taste of ancient coffee and space in that space reminiscent of an old Saigon, simple, rustic in mind of each person.