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bens-chili-bowl-100.jpgOK nobody panic, but Ben's Chili Bowl is closed this week. The plumbing there is apparently just as historic as the restaurant itself — as DCist reports, they have not had any work done since 1958 — and so owner Nizam Ali has decided to close the place down for the week while they upgrade. So that's probably a good thing, even if you were hankering for a half-smoke today. [DCist]

Ben's Chili Bowl

1213 U Street Northwest, , DC 20009 (202) 667-0909 Visit Website