Topics » Politics   Jan. 20, 2013

Ben's Chili Bowl: Half-Smokes, Whole Moments

Lunchtime Rush

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Lunchtime Rush

Customers squeeze past each other as some place their orders and others try to leave. Memorabilia from the past hang from the walls, including several old photographs of celebrities who visited Ben’s and a sign pointing to where President Barack Obama sat to eat his chili dog.

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