Hungry Detective

Hosted by Chris Cognac

Washington, D.C.

Chris Cognac investigates Washington, D.C.’s food scene on his mission to crack the case of its signature dish, or in this case dishes. Thanks to a hot tip from two soldiers Cognac uncovers Virginia baked ham served up on a Napoleon-style sandwich at Colorado Kitchen. The Hungry Detective’s investigation also leads him to another D.C. signature dish, crab cakes, at Hank’s Oyster Bar. Along the way his investigation also turns up legendary chili at a D.C. landmark known as Ben’s Chili Bowl, succulent shrimp dishes on the waterfront at Cantina Marina, and empanadas stuffed with unique ingredients at Julia’s Empanadas. (Episode: DC0104)