Sunday, January 11, 2009
President-Elect Barack Obama visit Famous DC Landmark
Ben's Chilli Bowl is located at 1213 U street NW Washington DC and is a historic DC landmark which is black owned and operated. next to Lincoln Theatre, in the Shaw neighborhood of northwest D.C. It is known locally for its chili dogs, half-smokes, and milkshakes, and has been an integral part of the neighborhood's history since its founding in 1958. It was frequented by both police and protesters during the 1968 Washington, D.C. riots, and is regularly visited by celebrities such as Bill Cosby and Chris Tucker. The restaurant's founders have been inducted into the D.C. Hall of Fame.
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