We will take you through historic U Street to 9th street as we visit the heart of the world's largest Ethiopian enclave outside of Ethiopia. Over 200,000 strong, the Washington DC area boasts over 45 Ethiopian restaurants, more than any Ethiopian community in the United States.
We are going to sample foods from a variety of restaurants, some carryout, some sit-down, but all important to the Ethiopian community at large.
Your gastronomic experience will chronicle the intricate flavors, textures, and colors in Ethiopian cuisine, while recounting the history of the Ethiopian people. The tour will highlight Ethiopian cuisine by stopping at a variety of restaurants, each boasting a different specialty dish.
The Food Tour may include the following specialties:
- Traditional Ethiopian breakfast
- Deep fried appetizers
- Vegetarian and meat dishes
- Hand made sauces and cottage cheese
- The Ethiopian national dish, Doro Wot
- Several homemade Ethiopian breads
- Italian influenced desserts
- Coffee ceremony
Little Ethiopia Food Tour (Saturday 10:30am)
Blackout Dates: May 4 & 18
Starting at 1240 U Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 (Outside the U Street Metro Station-African-American Civil War Memorial)
No scheduled tours running in February
Ticket valid Nov 1, 2011 - Mar 17, 2017
Terms & Conditions for Little Ethiopia Food Tour
All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets. Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice.
Instructions for fulfillment Little Ethiopia Food Tour
Advanced reservations required. You must call DC Metro Food Tours at 877-406-3446 within 24 hours of purchase to confirm your tour date and time reservation. You will not be guaranteed a place on this tour without calling in advance. Please present your voucher(s) on the day of your tour to any staff member. Photo identification is required to redeem voucher(s). Meet at King St and Fairfax St, City Hall - Market Square (Alexandria, VA).