R.I.P. Ben Ali: A Look Back at What You Created
Y&H wishes he knew who produced this segment on Ben's Chili Bowl. It captures some nice moments, like this one from Nizam Ali, son of founder Ben, who died yesterday at 82. Nizam Ali talks about the struggle to maintain U Street's African-American identity in the face of gentrification:
"It's a duty to be here," he says. "We're going to carry it on as long as we can."