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LIRS Culture Kitchen with Ben’s Chili Bowl
May 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Welcome to LIRS Culture Kitchen! In this series, LIRS CEO Krish O’Mara Vignarajah meets with immigrant chefs, restaurant owners, and others in the culinary world to learn how to cook traditional dishes. Along the way, expect insightful conversations about food, culture, the state of immigration, and why we always seem to gather in the kitchen.
In this episode, we’re cooking with Virginia Ali, one of the founder’s of Ben’s Chili Bowl along with her daughter-in-law, Vida. Together, we’ll talk about the how the Ali family started one of the most well-known D.C. restaurants over 60 years ago while cooking some Trinidadian curry!