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2015 BEST ETHIOPIAN RESTAURANT The Blue Nile The tangy, spongy injera is the perfect foil to this cozy J.P. spot’s exquisitely spiced Ethiopian classics, from doro wet (a rich chicken dish with berbere and eggs) and kitfo (chili-spiked minced beef with herbed butter) to vegetarian-friendly options like yekik alicha (simmered yellow split peas). Overwhelmed by…

Ethiopian Food (An Overview of Ethiopian Cuisine)

An overview of Ethiopian food, from injera to mixed plates to stews (wats), kitfo, and coffee. Includes Ethiopian vegetarian and meat dishes. Source: Ethiopian Food (An Overview of Ethiopian Cuisine)

Ethiopian food is one of my favorite cuisines

Ethiopian food is one of my favorite cuisines. It might be because I’m allowed to eat with my hands (with a little injera as my utensil), which makes me feel just a little more connected with my food than usual. But it’s mostly because it’s tasty! If you haven’t tried it before, it could be […]…

Ethiopian Cooking

Our family lived in Ethiopia for almost 6 years and although Ethiopia is a monetarily poor country, it’s culture is both ancient and rich; dance, music, cuisine, art and couture, they’ve got it all. Of course it’s the food and our friends we miss the most! Ethiopian cuisine is as complex and varied as French […]…

Recipes: Spicy Ethiopian Lentils (Misr Wat)

After moving to London and experiencing all the amazing food markets in the city I have become really hooked on Ethiopian food. Basically every market in London has at least one Ethiopian stand, a… Source: Recipes: Spicy Ethiopian Lentils (Misr Wat)

Ethiopian Food: The Ultimate Guide for Food Lovers

via Ethiopian Food: The Ultimate Guide for Food Lovers Ethiopian food is one of the most exciting cuisines in the world. Not only is the food extremely unique and extraordinarily flavorful, but the food culture that makes up Ethiopia is also something I found truly fascinating. To begin with, Ethiopian food is eaten with friends…

Blue Nile – Boston’s Best | Improper Bostonian

2016 Winner – Food & Drink Blue Nile Ethiopian Jamaica Plain’s small but thriving dining scene supports an impressive diversity of global cuisines, and this cozy, unassuming joint delivers the Ethiopian goods better than any. Outstanding combo dishes include the seven-selection “Vegetarian Revenge,” which lets you graze through lentils, peas and collard greens cooked in…

What’s New

Ellena Haile, founder of the Blue Nile restaurant in Jamaica Plain has turned over the ownership to her brother, Yosef Haile.  Yosef had been the Blue Nile’s manager for the last three years. She will keep a majority ownership of Marathon Food, Blue Nile’s parent company. However, Ellena will continue to bring Boston her traditional Ethiopian…