Madjet (Closed)
A tiny, authentic gem in Little Ethiopia.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman
Comments () | Published September 28, 2007
Madjet (Closed)
Address: 1102 U St., NW, Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202-265-1952
Neighborhood: U Street/Shaw
Cuisines: Ethiopian cuisine consists of various vegetable or meat side dishes and entrees, usually a wat or thick stew, served atop injera, a large sourdough flatbread, which is 50 cm (20 inches) in diameter and made out of fermented teff flour. One does not eat with utensils, but instead uses injera (always with the right hand) to scoop up the entrees and side dishes
Opening Hours: Open daily 11 to 10.
Nearby Metro Stops: U St./African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed

From Kliman Online's "Word of Mouth"

Madjet serves up some of the best-looking platters in all of Little Ethiopia, pinching the folds of the injera to create sectional dividers for the various stews that are spooned atop the spongy, tangy bread. It also has the most interesting menu by far, thanks to a kitchen that likes to mix and match (scattering a stew of derek tibs atop a pool of red lentil) and concoct its own creations (including a potent, stick-to-your-ribs combination of chick peas and lamb and boiled egg it calls "vayyagra").

-January 9, 2007 

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