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Dua Vietnamese Noodle shop adding boba tea bar and other Atlanta food and restaurant news from the week

Here’s what to eat, drink, buy, cook and more from the past week in metro Atlanta.

Restaurant news:

Dua Vietnamese Noodle Shop has plans to expand. / Photo from Dua's Facebook page

Dua Vietnamese Noodle Soup in downtown Atlanta at 53 Broad St. NW, is expanding and opening a boba tea bar in the space previously occupied by Good Phellaz barber shop, according to What Now Atlanta. The expansion would add 3,000 square feet to Dua's existing space. AJC food write Wyatt Williams recently named Dua one of his favorite spots for a cheap lunch downtown.

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