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Cafe Colucci Now Offering Corporate Catering Lunch Menu and Delivery

Cafe Colucci

Cafe Colucci now has a corporate lunch menu available, and delivers throughout the Bay Area. Press Release Oakland, CA - Cafe Colucci, a Bay Area restaurant featuring Ethiopian cuisine, now has a lunch menu available for corporate catering, and delivers throughout the entire Bay Area, including the East Bay, San Francisco, Palo Alto, the Peninsula, the South […]

Muzita Abyssinian Bistro

University Heights restaurant serves a different kind of comfort. My mother always told me not to play with my food. Of course, my mother is neither Ethiopian nor Eritrean, and there were no local restaurants featuring those cuisines during my childhood. If there had been, she probably would have played with the food herself. And […]

Menbere Aklilu Named Commencement Speaker at Holy Names University

Menbere Aklilu (Photo: salutemarinabay.com)

Press Release Menbere Aklilu, East Bay community leader, recipient of 2009’s Contra Costa Woman-Owned Business of the Year Award, and owner of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Richmond, Calif., will deliver the keynote address at Holy Names University’s (HNU) 87th commencement on Saturday, May 18. Born in Ethiopia, Aklilu has demonstrated resilience, determination, and courage in […]

Meatless Mondays: Becky and Kedist Tsadik, A Modern Ethiopian Supper Club + A Yellow Split Pea Recipe

Yellow Split Peas (Photo: Alyssa Tembrina Photography)

Los Angeles, California - Becky and Kedist Tsadik’s Ethiopian supper club Bereket began as a class assignment. In her second year of business school at UCLA, Kedist, 29, drew up plans for an upscale Ethiopian restaurant and entered the campus international food festival for empirical research. Her food kiosk ended up winning the best food category […]

Marcus Samuelsson Cooks in L.A. at Post & Beam

Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson, former “Top Chef Masters” contestant and chef at New York’s Red Rooster in Harlem, will be coming over to the best coast to cook at Govind Armstrong’s Baldwin Hills restaurant, Post & Beam. Samuelsson’s hopes to bring a taste of Harlem to Baldwin Hills with the meal, which is also meant to commemorate Black History Month. The […]

Moya Ethiopian Restaurant Reopens

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San Francisco, CA- , Moya, a small family-run Ethiopian restaurant at Seventh and Folsom, came upon hard times — a rampant neighborhood fire that forced a shutdown. An eviction battle followed, forcing proprietor Fana Alemayehu to search for a new location. Almost a year later, Eater reports that Moya has reopened with a revamped menu and a new […]