Ben’s Chili Bowl

Follow Majic 102.3/92.7 On Twitter: Ben’s Chili Bowl is not only known for it’s delicious dogs but also for his famed mural! Wednesday, Ben’s unveiled the beginnings of their new mural featuring legends such as Muhammad Ali, Marion Barry, Chuck Brown, Dave Chappelle, Roberta Flack, Dick Gregory, Majic’s own Russ Parr and Donnie Simpson, Prince and more! […]

The Washington Times reports that Ben’s Chili Bowl is getting ready for a new mural that once featured Bill Cosby, Barack Obama, Chuck Brown, and “YOURS TRULY.” They want you to choose who should be featured in the next mural and your vote could make all the difference.   According to Julia Brouillette, “A poll […]

Radio One Founder Ms. Cathy Hughes & Virginia Ali of Ben’s Chili Bowl Talk About 30 Years Of Majic 102.3 See More 30 Years of Majic Here

In the first episode of “The Summit,” Donnie Simpson and Russ Parr talk about some of the most defining moments in DMV history.  Simpson talks about his father’s interesting reaction to Marion Berry‘s unfortunate incident and how Berry & the people of Washington D.C. rebounded afterwards. Parr gives you insight on the relationship between Go-Go & music pioneer Chuck Brown & comedian […]

Bill Cosby talks for a few minutes about his love for chili half-smoke hot dogs, but to a hungry caller it feels like an eternity. Read More

VIA WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL: Ben Ali, founder of the iconic U Street restaurant Ben’s Chili Bowl, died Wednesday evening. He was 82. Ali, a native of Trinidad, opened Ben’s Chili Bowl with his wife, Virginia, in 1958. The spot has been known for, among other things, being a date night place for comedian Bill Cosby […]