Posts Tagged ‘Ethiopian cuisine’

Are You Gonna Eat That? Ethiopian Lamb Tripe and Liver

The Dish: Dulet Where to Get It: Queen of Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant, 1503 9th St. NW; 202-232-7272; Price: $11.95 What It Is: Lamb tripe and lamb liver mixed with lean beef, diced onions, jalapeños, garlic, spicy mitmita (a red-orange powdered seasoning), and homemade butter. What It Tastes Like: With its finely minced texture, dulet […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Montana-Made Absinthe Edition

Check out The Oval Room's pretzel and beer pasta, among other suds-soaked dishes around town. [Express Night Out] Shaw's Eagle Restaurant is re-branded as Northern Restaurant but keeps its Ethiopian theme. [Prince of Petworth] Feast your eyes on Zaytinya's Easter menu [BYT] Try the lamb ragù tagliatelle and Montana-made absinthe at Maple, opening tonight. [Urban […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Rabbit Boudin Edition

Bring on the rabbit boudin! Drew Trautmann's District Kitchen opens Wednesday. [Post] More false advertising from Taylor Gourmet? It turns out, the real mayor didn't show up for the fancy sandwich shop's grand opening festivities on 14th Street NW on Tuesday. When the operators said "mayoral ribbon cutting," they were apparently talking about these guys. […]

Nice Tibs! Timid-Tongued Emma Green Is Blown Away By D.C.’s Ethiopian Food

Emma Green, the self-described “Martha Stewart meets MacGyver of all things food, wine and travel,” visits D.C.'s Ethiopian Heritage Festival for the debut episode of Whole Foods' "Fest-a-Nation" program. Taking her first bite of beef tibs, the Aussie actress is immediately taken aback by the spice. What would MacGyver do in this situation? Video courtesy […]

Wot Time Is It? Ethiopian Eatery Dukem Tries to Stay Open 24 Hours

U Street tibs and fitfit temple Dukem (City Paper readers' pick for "Best Ethiopian Restaurant 2011") will make its case next week to stay open around the clock, neighborhood blog Prince of Petworth reports. According to a placard posted in the window, a hearing is scheduled for Aug. 22 before the District's Alcoholic Beverage Control […]

Enjoying Coffee the Ethiopian Way: Home Roasting With Incense

When I shook the hand of Eyod Tekalign Tolina, who heads up economy and business issues for the Ethiopian embassy, in the chancery's elevator on Tuesday morning, I had just hoofed it a half mile in the cold, frosty weather. He told me my hands were freezing. "Perfectly timed weather to try some Ethiopian coffee," […]

The Foreign Ingestor: Ethiopic Restaurant

The Spot: Ethiopic Restaurant, 401 H St. NE, (202) 675-2066 The Cuisine: Ethiopian The Go-To Dish: Ethiopic signature kitfo (raw, preferably) The Scoop: Philly's got cheesesteaks, New York's got pizza, and D.C. has damn fine Ethiopian food, much of which I have had the pleasure to sample. I was curious how the latest competitor, Ethiopic, […]

Fojol Brothers Launch New Ethiopian Truck

Last Saturday at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, the self-proclaimed traveling culinary carnival that is the Fojol Bros. of Merlindia unveiled the latest member of their troupe: The Fojol Bros. of Benethiopia. Today marked the truck's debut on the streets of D.C., and I got a chance to catch it for a good, […]

The Foreign Ingestor: Bake and Shark at RAS Restaurant & Lounge

The Spot: RAS Restaurant & Lounge, 4809 Georgia Avenue NW, (202) 291-2096 The Cuisine: Ethiopian, Caribbean, Jamaican The Go-To Dishes: Bake and shark, gouda grits The Scoop: About a month ago, I had stumbled across an article on Thrillist about a new place in Petworth called RAS. It's a Rastafarian/Ethiopian themed restaurant combining flavors from […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Meaza Restaurant and Cafe

If you want to understand the difference between Meaza and every other Ethiopian joint in the area, just look down at your table. That spongy pancake dimpled with about a zillion little moonlike craters? You know the name: injera. Owner Meaza Zemedu makes her own in house, which, in a certain sense, makes Meaza the […]