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Hello Em Viet Coffee & Roastery Serves Coffee, Pastries, and Bánh Mì in Little Saigon

by Mark Van Streefkerk


Vietnam is the world’s second largest coffee-producing country, a fact largely unknown to most consumers, though that is changing for those who visit Hello Em Viet Coffee & Roastery. Hello Em is Seattle’s first Vietnamese coffee roastery. Co-owners Yenvy Pham and Nghia Bui carefully oversee every part of the process from sourcing and importing beans from Kon Tum and Buôn Ma Thuột to roasting in house on a Neuhaus Neotec air roaster. The roasted beans make up their signature coffees: the anh roast, a single origin robusta, and em roast, an arabica blend of coffees from Vietnam, Oaxaca, and Ethiopia. 

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Tết in Seattle and Home in the New Year

by Felice Cat-Tuong Luu

In Vietnamese culture, this weekend will be our Lunar New Year celebration, an event for spending time with family, celebrating the year’s hard work, and setting the tone for a prosperous and happy new year. Continue reading Tết in Seattle and Home in the New Year