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In this week’s digest: the EaDo restaurant that “America can’t afford to lose,” a local nonprofit takes on human trafficking, and Alchemy Hair Salon celebrates a big anniversary.


Does EaDo have the best Vietnamese food in the country?

Esquire named Huynh Restaurant one of “100 Restaurants America Can’t Afford to Lose!” What should you order at the only Vietnamese eatery on the list? Editor Jeff Gordinier wrote: “…You’re not going to find a more satisfying and delicious meal than the gingery, herbaceous duck salad known as Goi Vit.”


Magpies and Peacocks to launch its third MAKR class

In collaboration with the Mayor’s office, the nonprofit’s MAKR Collective supports survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence. January also happens to be Human Trafficking Awareness Month, making the timing of this new class launch perfect. 


Celebrate Alchemy Hair Salon’s Two Year Anniversary

In honor of the salon’s second birthday, Alchemy will host a live giveaway on Saturday. For a chance to win a prize: Like their page/post, tag a friend, then tune in. They haven’t announced exactly what the “special prize” is, but did hint it could include tools, product, or service.


Local Business Love

Dumpling Dudez: This Sunday, Ginger Chicken and KPOP (Korean Bulgogi Kimchi Bacon Cheese Burger) dumplings are back! Pre-order early, because these tend to sell out fast.


EaDo Fitness: A personal training session can help you take charge of your 2021 goals. Reach out to learn more about nutrition consultations, accountability coaches, and more. 


EaDo Bike Co: Spend 2021 exploring Houston’s amazing parks and hike and bike trails. The team at EaDo Bike Co will help you find the perfect make and model for your upcoming adventures.


Koffeteria: Whether you want 2021 to be a sweet or savory new year, it’s sure to be a delicious one if you choose to visit this local bakery. 


Brass Tacks: Warm and inviting, their coffees and treats are the best way to start off a new day and a new year!