Qualia turns 10 on May 1st, celebrates with a raffle, discounts and fun swag

Qualia turns 10 on May 1st, celebrates with a raffle, discounts and fun swag

Qualia Coffee at 3917 Georgia Avenue NW opened on May 1st 2009. Now 10 years later, the boutique coffee shop has become a strong favorite for local residents.

Qualia is celebrating its anniversary with all day discounts on coffee and a raffle for gift cards and other fun swag.

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So what's the deal with Qualia Coffee? Staying, moving?

So what's the deal with Qualia Coffee? Staying, moving?

With my recent complaint article about Dunkin becoming a “grab & go” instead of a sit-down coffee shop, a number of readers asked about the status of Qualia Coffee. I spoke with owner Joel Finkelstein.

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Qualia staff assaulted by spitting suspect

Qualia staff assaulted by spitting suspect

File under the "Seriously, what?" category. A man who reportedly has a reputation of being a bad customer at various establishments in DC took his most recent belligerence to a new level by assaulting employees of Qualia Coffee on Monday, January 22nd.

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Get ready, Gilmoreversary is coming to Qualia in Petworth

Get ready, Gilmoreversary is coming to Qualia in Petworth

On Wednesday, October 5th, Qualia Coffee will be transporting fans (and those that want a free cup of joe) to Luke’s Diner of Stars Hollows in the setting of the iconic WB show, The Gilmore Girls. 

Qualia is one of five coffee shops in the DC area that will be celebrating “Gilmoreversary” (the 16th anniversary of the airing of the pilot episode of Gilmore Girls – for those of us not in the know). 

This is the first article by new contributing writer Zina Abdelaziz.

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