All cultures have their own mealtime traditions, from the breaking of the wishbone at Thanksgiving to the chess game with Death that precedes every Swedish dinner. Learn more about the way people eat with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $10 for $20 worth of Ethiopian cuisine for two
- $20 for two $20 vouchers for Ethiopian cuisine for two (a $40 value)
Ahadu Ethiopian Restaurant
Though Ahadu means “first,” Fisseha and Lula Araya are not the first owners of Ahadu Ethiopian Restaurant. When they took over, though, they brought with them 15 years of restaurant experience, which they now use to bring authentic Ethiopian eats to the community. Through an open kitchen, diners can watch Chef Lula as she simmers pans of lamb, beef, and chicken in spices and butter, and then ladles the thick stews into sturdy stone bowls. Just as America’s national dish is the hamburger and France’s national dish is the deep-fried beret, Ethiopia’s national dish is doro wat, which Chef Lula creates by simmering spicy chicken in berbere sauce before serving it with a boiled egg atop housemade injera bread. She also sautés portobello mushrooms with onions, garlic, peppers, and tomatoes to craft a flavorful vegetarian version of mushroom tibs or wat. The restaurant’s bar stocks Ethiopian beers such as Bati lager and Hakim stout as well as imported Ethiopian wines.
We always get one lamb dish and the veggie combo and love the wonderful assortment of flavors.Karin L., Yelp, 1/8/2013
6430 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, California 94609