As protests and social change have made their way across the United States, many of us are trying to find ways we can help our local black communities
The best way we can support our black community in Washington, DC is quite simple – we can support our local black-owned businesses by dining at their restaurants or purchasing goods from their stores.
Ben’s Chili Bowl, located at 1213 U St NW, Washington, DC which is only 12 minutes from your RESA apartment ensuring you’ll be the first in line, is a historic spot which attracts locals and celebrities for the spicy hot dogs, chili-cheese fries and milkshakes.
Since 1958, Ben’s Chili Bowl has been a staple in Washington, DC. The counter, booths and stools are all original; the fresh homemade chili is still made with love, using the same secret recipe; and service and quality are guiding principles.
Kith/Kin, located at 801 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC which is worth every minute of its 10 minute drive from your RESA apartment, is Chef Onwuachi’s bold Afro-Caribbean take on goat, oxtail and seafood in a posh, modern dining room.
Celebrating his heritage ranging from Nigeria and Jamaica, to West Africa and the Caribbean, to New Orleans and New York, and now immersed in Washington D.C., Chef Onwuachi finds his culinary impetus in everywhere he’s from, everywhere he’s been, and the influence of those who know him best.
1213 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009
801 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC 20024