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Addis Red Sea

544 Tremont St. (Clarendon St.)
Boston, MA 02116
Cuisine: Ethiopian
This exotic Ethiopian restaurant offers spicy specialties served family-style.
Openings: Lunch Sat.-Sun., Dinner nightly


Addis Red Sea Restaurant Review:

Addis Red Sea has offered a unique dining experience in the South End since the late 80s, and the restaurant’s interior exudes charm with its native furnishings. Start by ripping off a chunk of the addictive injera, a sour, spongy flatbread to scoop up the messy stews and aromatic entrées. (No utensils are required, so roll up your sleeves and prepare for a fun experience.) Kick it up a notch by ordering the dabo, traditional Ethiopian bread made with semolina flour and spiced with cumin and basted with oil. Aromatic spices abound on the menu, with nutmeg, cumin, ginger and red pepper dominating. We suggest the doro wot, chicken marinated in lemon and seasoned with onion, garlic, ginger root, cardamom and nutmeg, sautéed in butter and stewed in a red pepper sauce. Don’t miss the lega tibs, an Ethiopian version of lamb tips, sautéed with onions, green peppers, rosemary and black pepper. Pair your meal with either an African bottled beer or the addictively sweet Ethiopian honey wine. Also located in Porter Square, 1755 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-441-8727.

Chef Gabriel Kreuther

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