Qdoba is Outie


As Celine Dion once said:

Near, far, wherever you are
I believe that the heart does go on
Once more you open the door
And you’re here in my heart
And my heart will go on and on
And I love Burritos

So you’re closing and I keep flashing back to when you said forever and always. It rains in your kitchen; everything is wrong. It rains when you’re here, and it rains when you’re gone. ‘Cause I was there when you said, “Burritos! Always!” You didn’t mean it, baby.

I’ll just have to go to Chipotle now. On second thought, that doesn’t make me very sad at all. PEACE QDOBA!

Now that we’ve sufficiently moved on via Celine and Taylor, it’s time to look to the future: Alice and Olivia is opening in Qdoba’s place. Why couldn’t these two stores just make an agreement to sell burritos and adorable dresses together? I would never leave.

Here are some Alice and Olivia ensembles that may be better than Mexican food:

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Note that we are choosing $500 dresses here over $6 burritos. So this may not be an even match or a smart choice — but look at that puffy skirt!

Moral of the story is: spend money on expensive dresses when Mexican food eateries break your heart.

A Eulogy For Our Fallen Comrade, Qdoba

EulogyEarlier today, The Hoya reported that the Qdoba on M Street and 33rd Street NW has closed permanently. 4E has put together these words in its memory:

We have gathered here today to mourn the loss of one of Hoyas’ favorite Tuesday (formerly Monday) night restaurants. Qdoba was the place to be every Tuesday night for cheap, not-quite-Chipotle-quality Mexican food. But alas, it couldn’t survive by selling mass amounts of burritos to us for $4 once a day every week, and so it has left us.

We would not be where we are today without Qdoba and its long-term commitment to provide Hoyas with cheap food. And for that, we thank you. We will continue to celebrate your life on M Street. For your death is not really an end, but a beginning – specifically, the beginning of Chipotle’s burrito monopoly. In your wake, we are only left with Chipotle to satisfy our hunger. Eating there and only there will be an adjustment that we will have to make. In the end though, we will persevere, and we will do it with the grace and dignity that you always had until your untimely passing.

Farewell, Qdoba. Gone, but not forgotten.

Photo: dcoutlook.com, klipd.com