The chosen articles are essential to Hanoi's street life.
Families work in ensemble to serve the battalion of hungry stomachs squatting in every inch of the sidewalk.
There's no time for hesitation, tools need to get the job done.
Scissors that cut, pinch, push, grab, stir. Sandals with holes and cushioned sole to fight the the heat, the long standing hours and the eventual spillovers. Bia Hoi glasses: sturdy, robust, cheap. One breaks, take another one, customers are yelling.