Friday, May 01, 2015

Meat Combo Platter And Honey-Wine @ Zeni Ethiopian

$20.00 (plus tax and tip)

So for this weeks "epic lunch" it coincided with one of our interns at work last days before he went back to school. Being that he hadn't had Ethiopian food before we decided to take him to Zeni Ethiopian for his "last meal".  

We started out with a bit of delicious Honey-Wine, $6 a glass and a house speciality, and if you can find some in a store I'd encourage you to certainly get a bottle!  The meal it self, we decided, on a couple of the meat combo platters, which can easily feed two people.  Most of the combo platter range from $8 to $14 and with inclusion of some honey-wine that's about $20-26 for two is a great deal.  

One of the unique things about Ethiopian food is the bread, is a sour spongy, pancake like break, as you can see from the photo.  Its like sourdough in that its got a nice tang to the bread and is tasty on its own.  The best part of the meal is the aftermath of all of the juices and sauce that has seeped into the underlying injera bread, it very enjoyable to sit there sipping honey-wine or some Ethiopian coffee and nibble on that bread alone.   (remember you can click on any of those photos for larger versions)

  1. Zeni Ethiopian Restaurant
  2. $$ · Ethiopian Restaurant · 2.4 mi
  3. Adventurous diners sit on the floor & eat with their hands at this colorful Ethiopian spot.
  4. Address: The Plaza Shopping Center, 1320 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129
    Open today · 11:30 am – 11:00 pm

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