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Aug 9, 2013 03:58 PM

Ethiopian Chowdown at Ada's

Figured I'd see if any Hounds might be interested in getting together for a meal of Ethiopian fare at Ada's in Long Branch. Most folks here are aware of Ada's Latin Flavor Dominican Restaurant, and that in the past couple years she has been offering dishes reflecting her Ethiopian heritage on weekends.

Ethiopian Menu:

I've decided that a dinner at 7pm on a Thursday would be best as Fridays & Saturdays have become pretty crowded and the place is rather small. At this point I'm leaning toward the evening of August 29th.

Anybody interested in participating can contact me at:

"" with the subject line "Chowdown at Ada's"

Keep in mind that the full Dominican menu will also be available. If you've not been to Ada's yet, c'mon and find out about becoming Family!

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  1. I'm in. Give me more injera ;o)

    1. Darn, I will be on vacation in Montana..

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      1. Love Adas, bud sadly sorry working that evening...:-(


        1. Maybe that is not such a good night as that is the start of a Holiday weekend...

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          1. I will try to make it. FYI though Adas can only sit 6 on one table, if we have more than that we'll need to split up.

            I've eaten pretty much everything on her menu...anyone up for giving her a heads up and asking for a "Omakase" type experience where she makes us whatever she wants for a flat price? 25$ pp should cover it at their prices. That might be fun.

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            1. re: joonjoon

              29th is better for me, but if we decide on the 22nd, I will try.

              =M and I talked about that same idea joon, but I don't know the result.

              1. re: seal

                29th better for me as well. It's already on the calendar!

                  1. re: equal_Mark

                    I'd like to try this place one day. Just out of curiosity, is this owned by a couple where one person is of each nationality?

                    1. re: corvette johnny

                      Nope. Both Ada and her husband Muller were born and raised in Ethiopia. She was taught Dominican cooking by Diaz, the former owner of that location.

                      1. re: equal_Mark

                        Ah I see, thanks for the info. This is definitely on my radar.