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We have made history!

January 4, 2011 admin 3

“We have made history!” Ethiopian CEO Girma Wake said on Thursday, flanked by his successor Tewolde GebreMariam and his new management team. Indeed they made history with Girma Wake writing the main chapter.

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Liquor, Sushi in Chill Out Lounge

January 4, 2011 admin 1

Liquid Lounge, located in Kazanchis, opened its doors two weeks ago. It is not only a lounge and bar, but also a restaurant; while it is not exclusive, it is not cheap; and while foreigners hang out there, Ethiopians do too.

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Chicken Hut Opens Branches in Addis Ababa

December 29, 2010 admin 3

Despite Chicken Hut, the international chain, opening a branch in Addis Abeba, with plans to open more in its wake to serve the capital fried chicken 15 hours a day, it is not exactly a fast food franchise, writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.

"Tabla Indian restaurants in Addis Abeba"

Heady Helpings at Tabla

December 13, 2010 admin 0

The word spice originated from the Latin word species, meaning a commodity of great value and distinction. The culinary possibilities they add to food are legion, and few countries do it better than India, making another authentic eatery in Addis Abeba from her shores a welcome addition to the city, writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.

"Beijing Chinese Restaurant Ethiopia"

Cooking up Storms

December 13, 2010 admin 1

It is not every day that one gets to cook one’s own food in a restaurant, but Beijing Chinese Restaurant offers just that, exclusively, in the form of barbeque and the Chinese favourite, hotpot, writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.

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Happiness in Bottles

December 13, 2010 admin 0

As a service to customers, whose entertainment is cited as a foremost reason for its implementation, an increasing number of bars in the capital are offering happy hour, a designated period during which the prices of some drinks are substantially reduced to encourage consumption, and play, writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.