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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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