Cheap Eats 2013: Zenebech Injera
Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Jessica Voelker, Anna Spiegel
Comments () | Published August 19, 2013
Zenebech Injera
Address: 608 T St., NW, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-667-4700
Neighborhood: U Street/Shaw
Cuisines: Ethiopian
Opening Hours: Open daily for lunch and dinner from 9 AM to 10 PM.
Nearby Metro Stops: U Street/African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Price Details: Meals under $10

Primarily a bakery supplying many Ethiopian restaurants with their injera, this snug Shaw hole in the wall doubles as a restaurant. The excellent quality of the injera—the rolled bread without which an Ethiopian meal is incomplete— distinguishes these meals. Don’t miss the version made with the grass called teff. But the wats, or stews, are like characters that leap off the page of a novel. They’re bolder and spicier than much of the competition.

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