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.
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.
The well-travelled Fasil Mengistu brings an international level of wining and dining not seen elsewhere in Addis Abeba. His signature culinary style is one of fusion, which incorporates Ethiopian cuisine with those of more than a half dozen other countries. His inspiration and philosophy are what really set him apart from other restaurants in the metropolis as well as many other cities the world over, writes HANS LARSON, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.
The beautifully appointed Kuriftu Diplomat Restaurant opened on the fifth floor of the Boston Partners Building on Africa Avenue (Bole Road) on Thursday, July 1, 2010.