Three Scenes from Cafe L' Usine in Saigon

 L'usine on Le Loi Street in Ho Chi Minh City  is just right for mid-morning coffee,  good espresso is hard to find in HCMC, though ordinary coffee shops are everywhere. L'usine iis all shabby industrial chic, perfect for that caught between two time zones feel of Ho Chi Minh City, part next week waiting to be completed and part 1930's Old Saigon. All it really needs is Graeme Green to appear, looking slightly perplexed in a crumpled linen suit.

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