Espresso made from freshly ground, ethiopian coffee
Cappuccino espresso and frothy steamed milk
Macchiato espresso layered with foamed milk
Americano Nebeb one shot of espresso and hot water
Americano Samuel two shots of espresso and hot water
Americano John three shots of espresso and hot water
Buna Be Jebena the coffee plant is endemic to ethiopia, so coffee has a special place in ethiopian society. we roast organic, fair trade ethiopian coffee beans fresh every day in a ceremony repeated daily in ethiopian households around the world. be sure to try our traditional ethiopian coffee, boiled in a clay pot called a jebena over an open flame
per person (2 or more) 2.95
Bedele smooth, sweet, golden pilsner
Hakim stout beer with chocolate and roasted malt flavors
Harar crisp lager with citrus notes
St. George bold lager named for a dragon slaying saint
Castel refreshing light lager from the brewer's of st. george
From Less Far-Flung Places
Xingu (Brazil) black lager with a surprisingly light and fruity finish
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (California) complex and flavorful with bold hops
Lost Coast Eight Ball Stout (California) rich robust stout with barley, oatmeal, and and chocolate malts. it's not ethiopian tella but it is the closest we could find
Left Hand Milk Stout (Colorado) robust stout spiked with lactose, rivals hakim in taste and compatibility with ethiopian food
From The Midwest
Goose Island (Chicago) honker's ale
Goose Island (Chicago) india pale ale
Dark Horse (Michigan) crooked tree ipa
Founders (Michigan) dry-hopped pale ale
Two Brothers (Warrenville) domaine dupage french country ale
Two Brothers (Warrenville) bitter end pale ale
Three Floyds (Indiana) pride and joy mild ale
Three Floyds (Indiana) robert the bruce scottish ale
Metropolitan (Chicago) krankshaft kolsch
Metropolitan (Chicago) dynamo copper lager
Tyranena (Wisconsin) headless man amber ale
Tyranena (Wisconsin) rocky's revenge brown ale
Zardetto Prosecco this prosecco is delicate yet complex, with a mellow citrus color and appealing peppery note, elegantly fresh fruit and an invigorating finish. this is a great pairing with our appetizers.
(187ml split) 8.00
Tiefenbrunner Pinot Grigio, Alto Adige, Italy 2010 lovely aromas of citrus, white peach and green apples. refreshing and soft with a smooth, dry finish. this wine pairs wonderfully with our salads and appetizers.
Fair Valley Chenin Blanc, South Africa 2009 a fresh, light bodied white wine with a touch of apple and citrus. this is a nice pairing with our kitfo. fair valley donates 10% of their profits to the fair valley community to help with housing, community center and health care. please ask your server for more information.
Clean Slate Riesling, Mosel, Germany 2009 this wine from the steep slopes of the mosel has wonderful balance of minerality and fruit components. this crisp wine is a great pairing with the spicy, powerful flavors of our spicy vegetarian dishes.
Bogle Chardonnay, California 2009 this chardonnay combines tropical flavors and oak aging to produce an easy drinking, rich chardonnay. this pairs well with the rich flavors of the of doro alicha or asa tibs.
Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc, Stellenbosch, South Africa 2009 vivid tropical fruit aromas give way to succulent, mouth-filling flavors of guava, lychee, gooseberry, lime, and fresh cut grass, supported by a jolt of acidity. this crowd pleasing wine pairs nicely with a wide range of our entrees.
Talley Chardonnay, Arroyo Grande Valley, California 2009 produced entirely from estate grown fruit, hand harvested and aged for 10 months before release. the flavors feature layers of lemon, wet stone and green apple with and elegant finish. it pairs with meaty seafood and rich chicken dishes.
Enat Tej, Ethiopian Style Honey Wine, Oakland, California made from honey and ethiopian hops (gesho). tej, or honey wine, is an ethiopian specialty that complements and balances the spice in the food. this wine is made by a husband and wife team.
Dmz Shiraz,Western Cape, South Africa 2008 this fresh, juicy shiraz offers enticing aromas and bright, juicy flavors of cherry, dark berry and plum backed by subtle spice and a delicate minerality. great pairing with the meat combo meal.
Mercer Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, Washington 2007 this wine opens with ripe blackberry and cherry with scents of oak spice and vanilla. flavors of cherry and spice combine with a rich mouthfeel, good structure and a long supple finish. enjoy this great cabernet with our milder lamb dishes.
Omrah Shiraz, Mt. Barker, Australia 2007 lovely plush tannins, rounded texture and bright cherry fruit come through in the shiraz. pair nicely with sega wat, spicy juicy and other spicy dishes.
Fair Valley Pinotage, South Africa 2008 vibrant purple red in color offering spicy black fruit and ripe tannins. this is a sweet wine with a toasty vanilla finish. great pairing with most vegetarian dishes including spicy lentils and yellow split peas. fair valley donates 10% of their profits to the fair valley community to help with housing, community center and health care. please ask your server for more information.
Catena Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 2008 on the nose you will find black cherry aromas, leading to a great taste of many dark fruit flavors. there is a wonderful silky texture and rich finish.
Mt Beautiful Pinot Noir, North Canterbury, New Zealand 2009 a beautiful, elegant pinot noir that showcases the flavors of the region. this is a great pairing with lighter meats and fish.