Presidents’ Favorite Restaurants in DC

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Despite the name, the answer is a firm “no”—Ben’s Chili Bowl was not monikered after your cousin’s bad haircut back in 2007. Instead, it’s actually a D.C. staple for chili and its equally delicious counterparts, like hot dogs, “smokes” (their delicious sausages), and burgers. President Obama was caught there only 10 days before his 2009 inauguration.