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In this week’s digest: Texas Monthly raves about EaDeux’s Cajun Cocina and the latest updates on the Dynamo and Dash.
Texas Monthly Raves About EaDeux’s Cajun Cocina
EaDo’s unofficial power couple, Jason and Starr Harry, were recently featured in Texas Monthly as owners of EaDeux Cajun Cocina. The article dives into how the idea of fusing two of Houston favorite cuisines (Cajun and Tex-Mex) came together and raves about the delicious results. You can read all about it online.
The Dynamo opened up the return of the MLS (Major League Soccer) this week against Los Angeles FC after a 128 day pause. The game ended in a draw of 3-3, with two goals from midfielder Memo Rodriguez and one from forward Alberth Elis—his first in this 2020 season. You can view the full recap here.
Though the Houston Dash team faced a tough loss of 0-1 against the Washington Spirit during their last match of the Challenge Cup’s preliminary round, not all hope is lost. Knockout rounds for the Challenge Cup for all eight teams begin this weekend, which means that the Dash’s journey to the quarter finals will be determined after all teams play. You can watch the Dash’s last game this Friday, July 17 at 9 p.m. on CBS All Access.
Local Business Updates
If you follow Cafe TH’s Facebook page, you’ll see that they’ve been cooking up some exciting new things in the kitchen. Pre-set dinner options, which include an appetizer, entree and dessert, are now available for takeout on Thursdays and Fridays. Plus, a new menu item in the form of a fried chicken breast banh mi is coming this August. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Check out the Facebook page for more updates.
EaDo gym Facet Seven Fitness recently introduced a new special for members: Friend Friyays. Members can bring a friend for the cost of only $5 on Fridays. For those that prefer to work out at home, the gym is offering a special discount of 25% off for their virtual class options. Visit the website for more details on offers and membership.
Business has been a bit busy for EaDo Bike Co., which is why they’re advising everyone to book their appointments before heading to the shop. If you’re browsing for a new bike or in need of repair service, you can schedule your appointment via a form found on their website or text 281-826-2453. Follow their Facebook page for updates on the shop as well as information on their Strava campaign to help organizations in need during the COVID-19 crisis.