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Any good Ethiopian in the city?

Scrabble Aug 25, 2006 06:26 PM

Recently had some Ethiopian food in DC. Any NYC recommendations?

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    serious RE: Scrabble Aug 25, 2006 08:22 PM

    Ghenet on Mulberry is pretty good. In the last few years the ingredients necessary to produce 'authentic' Ethiopian food have become increasingly available. Noticed today that you can find tef now in Whole Foods.

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      kenito799 RE: Scrabble Aug 25, 2006 09:55 PM


      Try the search function! it works. That thread is from two weeks ago. I like Awash best. DC has some of the best places in the east coast, I don't think NYC places are thought to be as good.

      1. Cheese Boy RE: Scrabble Aug 26, 2006 05:52 PM

        My Ethiopian dining experience was highlighted by trying their honey wine or 'Mead'.
        Chilled, and delicious.

        Try: http://www.massawanyc.com/

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          serious RE: Cheese Boy Aug 28, 2006 11:55 AM

          The honey 'wine' is called Tej and is available in recent years from,
          I believe, Canada.

        2. bolletje RE: Scrabble Aug 27, 2006 03:18 PM

          I think the injera at Ghenet is really good, with a wonderful spongy light texture and not too sour. yum.

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            serious RE: bolletje Aug 28, 2006 11:57 AM

            I agree it's pretty good. I ate a lot of injera in Ethiopia and
            think that version at Ghenet is as close to my memory as I've had
            stateside. Tried, without satisfaction, several places in Washington.

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