It’s a tradition here that getting your hair cut in the month after the Chinese New Year will bring bad luck to your uncle, so each year we help our fellow Beijingers get groomed before the holiday!

On Saturday, Jan 21, we set up with a barber outside on of our favorite Hutong tap locations: Gulu Bazz (formerly known as Cu Ju). Anyone ordering a glass of Jing-A beer (Hutong Clan CDA of course) was offered a free haircut on-site! Back inside, Badr cooked up a great shakshuka brunch for people to enjoy while waiting for their turn to be under the clippers.

Here’s a few of the best ‘dos from the day: