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Derae Restaurant Restaurant Review: The atmosphere is no-frills inside this Orange Mound-area family-owned diner, but the food is topnotch. Authentic Ethiopian, Eritrean and Mediterranean dishes are on the menu, and first-time diners are often offered free tastes of signature dishes. The most popular selections involve spongy injera bread, an Ethiopian staple used to scoop up lentil stews and slow-cooked vegetables. Other possibilities of note include the hanid and rice (goat meat and rice) and fish and rice (marinated kingfish steak). Stop in early for a traditional Eritrean breakfast of fuul (fava bean stew, served with or without eggs). Derae doesn’t serve alcohol, but don’t miss the spiced hot tea.