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- Blue Nile Salad$6, add chicken $3
Fresh romaine lettuce tossed with onion, tomato and avocado in our house dressing<./p>
- Himbasha Breadsticks$3
Served with a choice of olive oil or Keye Wat sauce (spicy marinara).
- Azifah Fitfit$6, add chicken $3
Whole lentils, green peppers, chopped onion and bits of injera tossed in vinegar, olive oil and mustard then chilled.
- Ethiopian Nachos$7, add chicken $3
Homemade tortillas fried and smothered with Keye Wat sauce, pico de gallo, guacamole, mexican cheese, jalapeno relish, and Ayeb (housemade crumbled cheese).
- SoupCup $4 Bowl $6
Organic peanut butter -OR- lentil soup (seasonal) served with himbasha breadsticks.
- Hummus Platter$6
Served with baked chips of injera and homemade himbasha, garnished with our homemade seasoning and choice of olive oil or Ethiopian spiced butter.
- Fried Tofu$5
Deep-fried chunks of tofu marinated in our homemade sweet and sour sauce , served on a bed of romaine lettuce.
- Onion Rings$4
Fried in our own beer batter and served with sweet and tangy honey mustard.
Sandwiches and Such
- Cheese Steak$7
Chicken, beef, portabellas, or tofu sauteed with veggies and topped with mozzarella, cheddar, lettuce and tomato.
- Himbasha Pockets$7
Choice of chicken, beef, lamb or tofu with spicy marinara and mozzerella baked in a pocket of Himbasha bread.
- Makeda’s Taco$7
Sauteed chicken, beef or portabella stuffed in soft corn tortillas with onions and peppers. Served with salsa and guacamole.
- Tofu Hoagie$7
100% vegan, packed with our signature sweet and sour fried tofu, cilantro, lettuce, jalapenos, and an original spicy bread.
- Veggie Grinder$7
Hummus and flax seed piled with veggies and topped with gouda on a honey-wheat bun.
- Eggie Grinder$7
Scrambled eggs fried up with collard greens and rosemary, complemented by our homemade guacamole on a toasted honey-wheat roll.
- Gouda Grilled Cheese$7
Dutch gouda grilled with tomato using our Ethiopian spiced butter.
Ethiopian Lunch (available 11-4pm)
- Chicken and Rice Lunch Special$6
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- Lunch Tibs$6/$8/$10
Cubed and sauteed chicken, beef or lamb, with Gomen and Atkilt Alicha on injera or rice.
- Vegetarian Lunch Combo$7
Misir Wat, Atkilt Alicha and Tofu Keye Wat served on injera or rice.
Tradional Ethiopian Entrees
Vegetable Entrees (served with injera or rice)
- Misir Wat$9
Red split lentils stewed with onions, garlic, ginger and Berebere.
- Misir Alicha$9
Red slit lentils stewed with onions, garlic, ginger and turmeric.
- Atkilt Alicha$9
Potatoes, green beans, carrots, and onions cooked with ginger, garlic and turmeric.
- Tofu Keye Wat$9
Tofu stewed with tomatoes, onions, garlic, ginger and Berebere
Collard greens stewed with onions, garlic, ginger and tomatoes.
- Shiro Wat$9
Ethiopia’s most popular comfort food. Sun-dried peas and beans ground then stewed with Berebere, onions, and garlic
- Red or Green Cabbage$9
Choice of red or green cabbage stewed with onions, tomatoes, garlic and ginger.
- Enguday Wat$8
Fresh portabella mushrooms diced and stewed with tomatoes, onions, and garlic.
Chicken, Beef & Lamb Entrees (served with injera or rice)
Chicken, beef or lamb sauteed with homemade Ethiopian butter, onions, tomatoes, green peppers, garlic and ginger.
- Keye Wat$14/$15/$18
Chicken, beef or lamb stewed with hard-boiled eggs, tomatoes, onions, garlic and Berebere.
Combination Platters (served on injera)
- Vegetarian Platter$30
Choose one appetizer and four vegetable entrees.
- Mixed Platter$35
Choose one appetizer, two vegetable entrees, and and one meat entree.
- Super Platter$55
Choose one appetizer, two vegetable entrees, one chicken entree, one beef entree, and one lamb entree.
- Mango Sorbet$3
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- Local Baklava$5
3 pieces, drizzled with organic honey
- Local Brownie & Ice Cream$5
Brown Butter Bakery espresso-dusted dark chocolate brownie with a scoop of Kline’s vanilla ice cream
- Keye Wat
Homemade tomato sauce stewed with fresh onions, garlic, ginger root and olive oil. This sauce is the base for many of our dishes.
This word means “sauteed meat” or “stir fried”. We cook beef, lamb, chicken and even eggs this way.
This word means “mild” or “not spicy”.
Homemade thin, pancake-like, sour bread made from barley and Teff flour. Teff is native to the northern Ethiopian Highlands. It is high in dietary fiber and iron with some protein and calcium.
Homemade leavened bread flavored with honey, fenugreek, thyme, cinnamon and cardamom.
Our homemade hot sauce comes two ways — Mitmita: Hot pepper, onions, garlic and an array of herbs and spices dried and ground into a spicy powder. Awaze: similar to mitmita but mixed with homemade Ethiopian mustard and water.