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Monday Pasta Specials Return to Osteria Morini; Ben's Chili Bowl Back in the News

Plus, an Alexandria restaurant must pay $227,048 in back pay to employees.

Osteria Morini
Osteria Morini

NAVY YARD— Osteria Morini's "Morini Mondays" specials return on November 2 through March 28, 2016. A rotating selection of pasta dishes like tagliatelle with antica ragu, cappelletti with truffled ricotta and prosciutto, and gramigna with sausage ragu alla carbonara will be available for $10 every Monday. [EaterWire]

U STREET— Ben's Chili Bowl is in the news lately. Politico reports the D.C. institution will host an Obamacare enrollment drive to recruit the young and uninsured. In the meantime, there's a new petition on MoveOn that calls for replacing the restaurant's Bill Cosby mural with a work that instead celebrates women. [Politico, MoveOn]

ALEXANDRIA— The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has found that a local Chinese buffet restaurant wasn't paying their employees minimum wage and overtime. The owner of Win Buffet has been ordered to pay a total of $227,048 in back wages and interest to 13 employees. [EaterWire]