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Blue Nile

545 W. Nine Mile Rd. (Woodward Hts.) Send to Phone
248-547-6699 | Menu
Finger food from Ethiopia and hot-spiced tea, too.
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Blue Nile Restaurant Review

: Ethiopian artifacts and furnishings --- not to mention authentic fare --- give this restaurant its own niche. Diners are seated at low, carved wood chairs paired with woven basket-like tables. Be prepared to eat with your hands in the traditional Ethiopian way; diners pull off pieces of spongy injera bread, using it to scoop up spicy or mild meat and vegetarian stews. The reason why? The belief is that people who eat from the same plate and break bread together create a bond of friendship and personal loyalty. Choices include smooth, spiced lentils; lamb cooked in herbed butter; and cubes of beef with peppers and onions. Spicy berbere adds a kick to many dishes. Don’t miss the spiced Ethiopian tea. And if you can't decide what to order, try the Ethiopian feast or the vegetarian feast, which contain some of almost everything on the menu.

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