Win A Ben's Chili Bowl Anniversary Book!

Ben's Chili Bowl will celebrate its 50th anniversary Aug. 22, and Metrocurean is giving away five copies of the new book "Ben's Chili Bowl: 50 Years of a Washington, D.C., Landmark."

From Dr. Dre flipping burgers behind the counter to portraits of the "ordinary folk" who are regulars, the book is full of great photos and history.

To enter to win, leave a comment below — your favorite Ben's order, stories or just a hello — with your name anytime before Thursday at 9 p.m. Using the brilliance of, I'll pick five lucky winners and announce them Friday afternoon.

Thanks to Arcadia Publishing for providing the books, and check out all the Ben's anniversary festivities here.