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It may look like coffee, but it’s really ROCKETFUEL!!


A typical serving of ca phe sua da.

This is cà phê sữa đá (kah fay suh dah). The good people of Vietnam claim that this is simply an indigenous concoction made of very strong robusta coffee mixed with a generous helping of condensed milk served over ice. That’s a lie. It’s really just too much caffeine, too much sugar, and too much lactose served way too cold. In the past few weeks, I’ve begun to suspect that there’s probably a lot more going on here than just coffee and condensed milk.

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