The cooks and laborers who built the foundation of our county's culinary traditions have often gone unnoticed throughout history.
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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