Ben’s Chili Bowl Celebrates 60 Years

If you’re from dc… chances are you’ve had at least one of the famous chili dogs from Ben’s Chili Bowl.  But how does one of “U” street’s oldest black-owned businesses stand the test of time?  The famous food stop is celebrating 60 years in business.  We hear from co-founder Virginia Ali and family member Vida Ali.

Ben’s Chili Bowl Gala Information:

Virginia Ali, Co-Founder, Ben’s Chili Bowl

Vida Ali, Ben’s Chili Bowl

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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