|A variety of Ethiopian food from Habesha's |
They will provide you with a fork, and if you want, some rice in place of the Injera. The food itself is very tasty and has so much flavour to it. I would say there are some similar flavours to Indian food, but not all the dishes are hot.
At the vegetarian buffet, at least this particular time, everything was gluten free. It is good to ask every time just in case something changes and they make a sauce thickened with flour. At the vegetarian buffet they have dishes with lentils (a spicy brown one, and a tasty yellow lentil dish), an excellent cabbage dish, something that looked like a spinach dish, vegetables, potatoes, some salad, a chick pea dish. I would not say it is the largest spread, but it was really enough food.
One of the interesting things about eating at Habesha is the atmosphere. When we went it was really busy, lots of younger 20-30 somethings there because of the hookah's. Yes, people like up the hookah's at Habesha. At first it was interesting, the smoke is not as powerful and choking as a cigarette smoke, and it is just fruit leaves. However, after a while, when it got really busy, it did become a bit overwhelming. So if this is a concern for you, you may want to go by during off hours when there are not as many people around.
Let us know about your experience there.