Pho Bang is open for business, as is Tan Dinh. Unfortunately, the Pho Tau Bay near Stumpf is not open--the strip mall appears to have lost a substantial part of its roof, over the jewelry store, mostly.
If you want to spend more time caroling, and sipping wine instead of hanging in the kitchen, watch Chef Jansen Chan (International Culinary Center). make colored sugar, the easiest way to make basic sugar cookies shine on your holiday table.
The holidays mean it's time for bubbly. Let Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) educator Vanessa Price teach you how to open a bottle properly and safely: without hurting somebody, or ruining that spark.