It’s “your turn” to set the agenda and share your views about conversations taking place in our region, including the handcuffing of black teens who were selling water bottles on the National Mall and the latest on the saga between slumlord Sanford Capital, its tenants and the District.
Congress has long been associated with the “steakhouse” element of D.C.’s dining scene – the places where power players cut deals and build out their professional networks. But Washington now boasts a more sophisticated dining culture than it did just a decade ago – a culture that affects life on and off of Capitol Hill. Kojo explores about how Congress has influenced D.C.’s culinary universe over time – and connects with a former lawmaker who now owns and operates restaurants himself.
- David Bonior Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Mich.); Owner, Agua 301, Zest
- Morou Ouattara Executive Chef and Owner, Kora, Farrah Olivia
- Warren Rojas Heard on the Hill Columnist, Roll Call
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