Sf’S Laundré: Grimy Clothes And Easy Espresso

It’s 7:15 on Wednesday evening, and I’m at cafe Laundré – the half-cafe-half-laundromat on the corner of 20th and Mission – on its first day in operation.
People pass by its large windows on Mission Street and peek inside, perhaps wondering: really, another hip cafe?
Others, like me – the brave – ask why a coffee shop would be named Laundré?
By Julian MarkThe room looks like it’s been through a heavy-duty bleach cycle, but I walk in anyway.
But some walk in, mill around, and even buy a cup of coffee.

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