Posts Tagged ‘Qualia Coffee’

Wi-Fried

On a recent Wednesday afternoon, a stream of customers flows into Peregrine Espresso on 14th Street NW. Almost no one stays very long, since nearly all of the dozen seats are filled. Two twentysomething guys in faded T-shirts and jeans casually chat at one of the tables, while a woman with frizzy gray hair intently […]

Today’s Hops Stories: The Latest News On Local Brews

Nearly a dozen breweries are now operating or planning to open in the D.C. metro area. Let's catch up on what's going on with each one. On the production brewery front, DC Brau, which you named D.C.'s best local brewery in our 2012 readers poll, celebrated its first anniversary (has it been a year already?) and six-packs […]

Charcuterification: Gourmet Meat Meets Shifting Demographics at Petworth’s Three Little Pigs

It’s 10 minutes until the posted 7 p.m. closing time, but business shows no sign of stopping on Friday night at Three Little Pigs, D.C.’s newest gourmet meat market. Six patrons are standing in line to order at the deli case. Another six are waiting on their orders, many with arms folded. In a small […]

Above-Average Joes

The leather club chair at Northside Social is practically swallowing me whole. My knees are higher than my butt, my computer is balanced on my lap, and every time I want a sip of my hand-poured Kenyan coffee, I have to turn awkwardly and reach up to the cup on the side table. It has […]

Drinking Coffee in Tune With the Seasons

The kitchen experiment you see above was my attempt to prove that you could taste the difference between coffee beans harvested from one season and another. Actually, it was Qualia Coffee's Joel Finkelstein who came up with the idea. He supplied me with both bags, which were filled with the same Nicaraguan beans, save for […]

Bon Appétit Names Peregrine Espresso One of the 10 Best Boutique Coffee Shops

In its January issue, Bon Appétit lists the 10 best boutique coffee shops in America, and sneaking in right at the bottom is D.C.'s Peregrine Espresso, which also took home top honors in our most recent Best of D.C. issue. Writes BA on Peregrine: You've heard of microbrewed beer, but what about coffee? On Capitol Hill, […]

Pilgrim’s Pride: The Coffee

As we head into Thanksgiving, Y&H wants to help you eat like a pilgrim (a Native American, too, because we’re all about equal opportunity eating here). In other words, we want to help you eat locally for the holiday. Almost 400 years ago, the pilgrims had no choice but to eat local. These days, we […]

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