Tear Into Ethiopian Food at Blue Nile

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Tear Into Ethiopian Food at Blue Nile

Blue Nile
http://www.bluenilerestaurant.com/
713-782-6882
9400 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77063

Fragrant smoke drifts through the air as you reach for another handful of popcorn. Coffee is poured from the clay pot and you are transported. This, of course, comes after your meal. You've already had your fill of doro wat, a spicy chicken stew scooped up with hanks of spongy, slightly sour injera bread. Fans of tartare won't want to miss the kitfo or gored gored, alternately minced and cubed raw beef seasoned with a fiery version of the Ethiopian staple berbere spice blend. The incense lit during the after-meal coffee ceremony is meant to promote meditation, but the food is just as likely to get the job done.

Food Style: African

Price Level: $$

Reservations Accepted: No

Atmosphere: Good for a Group

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