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Notes: Lily’s Chocolate & Coffee opens in Old Town

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Lily’s Chocolate & Coffee, a shop with everything from smoothies and juices to an Iraqui pastry called Lockma, is now open in the heart of Old Town, Patch reported.

The owners, Iraqi siblings who came to the United States in 2009, opened their second location this week at 631 King Street. The first location opened in 2021 on Maple Avenue in Vienna.

The new location at the corner of King and Washington Street was formerly a Francesca’s until it closed in 2020.

Photo via Lily’s Chocolate & Coffee/Facebook

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