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Ben's Chili Bowl: Washington's Little Taste of History (On Assignment)


Ben Ali and his wife, Virginia, opened Ben's Chili Bowl in 1958. Ben's is now a Washington landmark with a key place in the city's African-American history. Virginia tells On Assignment the restaurant's success over more than 50 years is about more than just the secret chili recipe.

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