The Story of Addis Eats

The Story of Addis Eats

Why do we love Ethiopia so much and how did we end up here? AddisEats co-founder, Eliza Richman, was raised by her beloved Ethiopian nanny for 18 years in Washington, DC. And then we followed her back to Ethiopia!   It’d be a lot less cute if I did this now...
Ethiopian Spices: A Photoblog

Ethiopian Spices: A Photoblog

When you think Ethiopian food, you think spice. Berbere is Ethiopia’s main spice and the staple ingredient in every wot (stew) made here. In an earlier blog, we taught you how berbere spice is made. However, we did not share one of our favorite parts of the whole...
Shola Market: A Photoblog

Shola Market: A Photoblog

Shola is our favorite market in Addis. It’s a low-key version of Mercato that you can visit without being pick-pocketed or harassed nearly as much.  This is the market that locals frequent and we love it for its fair prices, friendly shop owners and wide range...
Addis Ababa’s Largest Produce Market

Addis Ababa’s Largest Produce Market

    Even before the sun comes up, business is going down in Piazza. When the rest of Addis is sleeping and hyenas roam empty streets, the fruit and vegetable market in Piazza is buzzing with activity. Unknown to most people, we got a glimpse into this world...

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