The "Hai" from Hai Cafe hails from the north Vietnamese city of Hai Duong. The birthplace of Mama Hai the brains behind the food.
Fast forward to 2018 in Clapton. It's always been a dream of Mama Hai's to open up her own cafe serving up her unique twist on Vietnamese food informed by the cultural exchange that is living in London for over 20 years.
So when the chance to take on the lease of a small Bagel shop in Clapton came up, we couldn't pass it up! The rest of this story can be found somewhere in a bowl of hot, steaming Pho broth.