Ben Ali of Ben’s Chili Bowl dead at 82

Ben Ali of Ben’s Chili Bowl Dies – Port Mortem, The Post
Ben Ali, the 82 year old founder of Ben’s Chili Bowl, the most prominent half-smoke restaurant and Washginton D.C. institution has died. Washington is a richer place for him being here.

I expect there will be a lot more coverage over the next few days. He

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1 comment on “Ben Ali of Ben’s Chili Bowl dead at 82”

  1. Fritz

    Now this is tragic. In his honor, I think a visit to Ben's is in order. What better way to honor Ben Ali's memory than to continue patronizing his business?

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