Irresistible Ethiopian Food at Grand Restaurant in Addis Ababa


You’ll find plenty of wonderful restaurant in Addis Ababa, most of them, usually marked by signs sponsored the classic yellow St. Georges beer company. Step into anyone of these delicious restaurants and you’ll likely find a pretty delicious meal throughout the day. But there’s one place that I ate at, and kept eating at over […]

David’s To Do List for Malawi, Africa


This is a guest post from my buddy David Hoffman who blogs over at David’s Been Here. I’ve spent quite a bit of time in Tanzania, and I’ve always wanted to head a little further south to Malawi, but just haven’t been able to yet. David offers some good tips about things to do in […]

Ethiopian Food: The Ultimate Guide for Food Lovers


Ethiopian food is one of the most exciting cuisines in the world. Not only is the food extremely unique and extraordinarily flavorful, but the food culture that makes up Ethiopia is also something I found truly fascinating. To begin with, Ethiopian food is eaten with friends and family. Even the way Ethiopian food is served, […]

Derek tibs, Ethiopia’s flaming hot meat treat


Ethiopians are crazy for meat. And Ethiopia is one of the world’s top livestock producers – everywhere you go you’ll see herds of animals. Walking down the street in Addis Ababa you’ll get a whiff of raw meat – and I mean fleshy raw meat where you can almost smell the grass on the animal […]

Mukhy’s grilled tandoori chicken and sauces you can’t resist!


It’s a beautiful view, sitting on a plastic chair in front of a piece of street-side grilled chicken with a trio of unknown sauces to explore. And that’s exactly what I faced when I sat down for a quick afternoon snack at Mukhy’s Cafe in Stone Town, Zanzibar. When you approach Mukhy’s Cafe, you’re greeted […]

Kategna – A restaurant you shouldn’t miss in Addis Ababa


Finding Kategna, a famous local Ethiopian restaurant in Addis Ababa, was my mission of the day. Recommended by the crew at Addis Eats, I knew Kategna restaurant was a place I needed to eat at, the sooner the better. Though we switched hotels a number of times while staying in Addis, on that particular day, we […]

VIDEO: Zanzibar pizza


(Watch Zanzibar pizza on YouTube here: On the island of Zanzibar, just off the coast of Tanzania, they make a little snack known as a Zanzibar pizza. With influences from India and the Middle East, how they came up with this combination of ingredients, and how a Zanzibar pizza became famous remains a mystery […]

Moringa, have you eaten this miracle tree?


Moringa is also known as the “miracle tree.” And after learning more about this tree and its extreme nutrition capabilities, it’s easy to understand why. The most widely grown species of moringa originates in certain areas of India, but other species are also native to parts of Africa. It’s a medium sized tree, very ordinary […]