Dining out with friends can foster healthy relationships that might otherwise be limited to impersonal group texts or overly personal bath-time visits. Get a bite in person with a person with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of Ethiopian fare at Lucy’s Lair Fine Ethiopian Cuisine.
At Lucy’s Lair Fine Ethiopian Cuisine, traditional East African spices swirl across a menu of authentic Ethiopian eats prepared for vegans and meat eaters alike. The vegan delight specialty ($9.95) allows feasters to accessorize injera—traditional ethiopian flatbread—with four animal-free dishes, including a plateful of collard greens, spiked with garlic and onions, and a helping of protein-packed red lentils, which chefs sprinkle with a top-secret blend of herbs and spices. A parade of meaty meals ($10.95 each) high-steps across the kitchen in six forms, from a mild lamb-and-green-pepper dish to the extraspicy doro wat plate—a ceremonial feast of chicken and lemon cooked in spiced butter and ginger and crowned with boiled eggs. Chefs also churn out a slew of traditional Ethiopian brunch fare, including a morning plate of crushed fava beans and jalapeños ($7.45), as well as more familiar eats, such as Lucy’s special omelet with feta and salsa ($8.45) and candied alarm clocks. A piping mug of ethiopian chai tea ($1.50) or a bottle of imported African beer ($3.50) clears palates throughout the meal.
Lucy's Lair Ethiopian Restaurant
At Lucy's Lair Ethiopian Restaurant, traditional East African spices infuse a menu of authentic Ethiopian eats prepared for all diets. Vegans can customize the vegan delight platter with injera—traditional ethiopian flatbread—and four animal-free dishes such as collard greens or red lentils. Meat-eaters can opt for yebeg wot, a mild lamb-and-green-pepper dish, or an extra-spicy doro wat plate with chicken, fresh ginger, and boiled eggs.
At brunch, Lucy’s Lair prepares other traditional Ethiopian dishes, including crushed fava beans and jalapeños, as well as Lucy’s special omelet with feta and salsa. Diners can even quench their thirsts in authentic Ethiopian fashion—chai tea and imported African beers are a few of the options.