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2019 Festival of Homiletics - Minneapolis

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Washington D.C.

Washington DC Eats

Washington DC has no shortage of delicious places to eat! Here are a few places worth checking out: 


Ben's Chili Bowl: located in the U Street Corridor, this restaurant is a landmark in D.C. The restaurant has been around since 1958, serving their famous chili, chili dogs and chili fries. Even Barack Obama has eaten lunch here.

Sankofa Bookstore and Cafe: this restaurant on Georgia Avenue is half cafe/half bookstore. They serve breakfast all day and serve sandwiches named after African-American directors like Spike Lee, Billy Woodberry and Charles Burnett. 

Policy Restaurant and Lounge: located on 14th Street in the U Street Corridor, this restaurant serves some of the finest meals in D.C., including lamb sliders, green beans, sweet potato gnocchi, chicken, steaks, pork belly and short ribs. They are also open for brunch every Saturday and Sunday. 

Negril Jamaican Bakery & Eatery: located at 2301-G Georgia Ave, NW, this restaurant was founded in 1979 by Earl Chinn, a Jamaican native.

Bukom Café is known as one of Washington, DC’s best spots for live music and West African eats reflecting the true essence of the original Bukom Square.  

Busboys and Poets is a community where racial and cultural connections are consciously uplifted, a place to take a deliberate pause and feed your mind, body and soul. 

ChurchKey is a great happy hour destination with snacks, flatbreads & cheese plates accompany a large selection of bottled & draft beers, some rare.

Le Diplomate is a bustling brasserie serves classic French fare & drinks.


And so many more!  

Photo Credit: "DC Central Kitchen's Capital Food Fight," Image by DC Central Kitchen via Flickr 

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