Legendary Food: ‘Ben’s Chili Bowl – The Chili Half-Smoke’, Washington DC

Washington, DC, has a little bit of everything for history buffs and foodies, but it’s Ben’s Chili Bowl, which sits on the historic U Street once known as Black Broadway, where the two come together. Insider’s Lisa Paradise stopped by for a bite of the chili half-smoke: a half-pork, half-beef sausage smothered in homemade chili crafted from a generations-old secret family recipe that has remained popular for so many generations it was named the city’s signature dish.

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