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Sign for Ben's Chili Bowl to open in Rays Hell Burger's old spot

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Sign for Ben's Chili Bowl to open in Rays Hell Burger's old spot

mjhals | Jan 12, 2014 10:48 AM

Just walked down to Rosslyn today, and passed by the old RHB spot. There's a sign stating Ben's Chili Bowl is opening soon. I didn't walk close enough to see if there was further info about what "soon" means.

I've never been to the original, but I understand much of the appeal is the history and nostalgia associated with the place. Given that, I wonder how successful a transplant version will be? Personally, I can't see myself walking from Courthouse to Rosslyn for chili. (Actually, can't really see myself walking anywhere for chili, as I see it as more of a homemade dish. Maaaaaaybe a half smoke.) It's also not in a great locale for after-hours foot traffic (possibly part of the appeal of the original as well?)

Personally, I'm still despondent about the Song Que news....

Rosslyn Coffee and Deli,
Ben's Chili Bowl
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