Ben’s Chili Bowl Celebrates 55th Anniversary

August 22, 2013

Venerable U Street restaurant Ben’s Chili Bowl celebrates its 55th anniversary today, and one of its biggest fans, comedian Bill Cosby, is helping mark the occasion. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, Rev. Jesse Jackson and others are on hand. Ben’s is planning a party in its alley next door to celebrate the milestone. Ben’s owners, the Ali family, are currently planning a new location on H Street NE. (WBJ)

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