Your definitive guide to Ethiopian food is here: Chowhounds discuss where to find the best in every city, plus how to make it at home.

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Tina's Ethiopian Cafe-Chandler, Az

by VictorLouis 11 years ago

I've done some searching here, and I've only seen it mentioned in the context of other posts, or in reviews of Lalibella or Blue Nile. I've never had Ethiopian food before, and I've passed the loc...

El Cerrito: Taste of Ethiopia (veg/vegan)

by tre2012 5 months ago

Taste of Ethiopia 11740 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA (next door to Gangnam Tofu) (no active website) Review date: September 4, 2018 We visited this cute little restaurant for lunch. The own...

Ethiopian food on Danforth between Greenwood and Main?

by Wandering Foodie 6 months ago

I'm around this neighbourhood for the next while and have been having trouble finding some good chow. Other than the chains, I've tried Len Duckworth's and found it drenched in oil (I prefer Mike'...

best Ethiopian in vancouver?

by tangentdesign 8 years ago

On a mission to find the best ethiopian food in the city. Been to Nyala recently, which was sub-par, and Addis on commercial, which was pretty decent. The remaining contenders are: axum, haram...

Best ethnic restaurants in San Diego?

by nroot 7 years ago

I'm trying to discover the best of (insert cuisine) within a30-40 minute drive of downtown San Diego. Here's a list of the places that are my current go-tos. I'm sure that some of my current list c...

Ethiopian, Vietnamese and others not readily found in NYC

by mary shaposhnik 2 years ago

Visiting Toronto from NYC, and among other things, want to get recs for foods from nationalities better represented in the Toronto food scene than they are here. Two that come to mind are Ethiopian...

Lalibela Ethiopian on Fairfax

by intuitivelyobvious 2 years ago

Anybody have any comments on this new place? Breathless prose in LA Weekly but they also only gave it two stars? Not sure what to make of that. Anybody willing to compare it to other standard pl...

Suggestions for Ethiopian

by babybun 3 years ago

Hello Hounds: I would love some updated suggestions for Ethiopian food. Preferably below 34th Street but anywhere else is OK too. Bring it on!

Ethiopian groceries/markets, etc.?

by pinguinzinho 11 years ago

Are there any markets in Manhattan (or the outer boroughs, for that matter) where I might be able to purchase injera and other Ethiopian foodstuffs? I've found a few past posts with the same quest...

Habesha Market in DC - Report

by Steve 3 years ago

This 'former' market on 9th St looks like it has expanded and is now pretty much operating as simply a restaurant. I remember it being more a market last time I was here. Despite the many people ...

Ethiopian oasis again in South Florida!

by ChowShoe 3 years ago

Finally! Ethiopian food is a reality once again in South Florida. Queen of Sheeba opened in West Palm Beach in beginning of September. And it's really great. Wonderful owner and amazing food. D...

Any Ethiopian restaurants in Halifax

by pippineast 7 years ago

Hi,saw an old post from a year ago indicating Halifax's only Ethipian restautant had closed - wondering if anything has opened since then? Sounds crazy but we are considering moving to Halifax afte...

Distinguishing Good Injera

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 3 years ago

I find that if I don't eat a cuisine in a while, I forget a lot of facts. And I've forgotten much of what I used to know about Ethiopian cuisine, including the skinny on injera. I think I rememb...

Niter kebbeh from clarified butter

by carrytheone 3 years ago

Would anybody care to share their experience making Ethiopian food? In particular spiced butter. I was hoping to use my already clarified butter as a shortcut step.

First time in Toronto

by effedg 3 years ago

Hi everyone ! I'm going to Toronto for a few days this week and I'm looking forward to discover all the great food and drinks Canada's biggest city has to offer. I'd like to try stuff that I ...

Ethiopan at Borough Market

by howler 3 years ago

The Ethiopan stall is there at the market M-W and sometimes till Saturday. You choose from sauteed beef/chicken and then have a choice of two from six vegetables to accompany (you can make up a veg...

Where to find Gesho in the Boston area?

by chocolateteacakes 5 years ago

Attempting to make an Ethiopean feast from scratch, including tej. Anyone know of a place to buy gesho other than Amazon?

Ethiopian source for Ethiopian coffee beans?

by equinoise 4 years ago

My favorite coffees tend to be single-origin varieties from Ethiopia. However, those beans offered by local roasters tend to be $15 and up per 12 oz. I have been imagining that with the numerous ...