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Ghenet - what to order?

2slices Oct 5, 2008 02:26 PM

First time for at Ghenet, and first real Ethiopian dinner as well. What to order? I eat everything.

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    sam1 Oct 5, 2008 03:01 PM

    ugh...i know a few people who like ghenet but i think its a filthy excuse for ethiopian food...i saw my flies near my table, i had to complain.

    the only ethiopian i eat is in LA or DC so im not much help with a NYC alternative but ghenet is not great...try meskerem (sp?)...people like that one.

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      2slices Oct 5, 2008 03:47 PM

      Thing is I live a block from there and in 6 years have only gotten take out once. And I dont know anything about Ethiopians.

      Anyone else?

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        Simon Oct 5, 2008 09:11 PM

        never been to Ghenet...had good food at Queen of Sheba (Midtown/Hell's Kitchen) a few years ago...

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        2slices Nov 7, 2008 06:05 AM

        Agree. The meal was yucky. Maybe I just don't like Ethiopian food.

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        yt28 Oct 6, 2008 10:08 AM

        Ethiopian restaurants here serve similar food. Since it's your first time, get the meat and veggie combo/sampler. Make sure it includes shiro and tibs of some kind.

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          prcentauri Nov 7, 2008 01:17 PM

          i love sega aletcha and atkelt wett.

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