Classic examples of Ethiopian cuisine are prepared with wit and skill at this cheerful, attractive restaurant/art gallery/nightspot. Enjoy hands-only family-style dishes like yebeg tibs (tender cubed lamb with onion, peppers, and rosemary), kitfo (fiery, luscious steak tartare with house-made cottage cheese), gomen be siga (garlicky, gingery beef with chopped collard greens), and an array of satisfying vegetarian specialties (the atakelt wot a richly satisfying casserole of cabbage, potatoes, carrots, and onions is especially tasty). Tej (sweet, floral honey wine) is an imperative accompaniment.
Hours: Wed.-Sun., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5-11 p.m.
Payment Type: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, cash
Entertainment: occasional live music