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Best place to eat with your hands 

Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant

2109 Avent Ferry Road, #146, Raleigh

(919) 664-8151

East Africans have a tradition called gursha, a show of friendship by feeding someone else with your own hands. At the low-key Abyssinia, feeding yourself with your own hands is just as gratifying, though it's more fun to break injera—the spongy, flour-based bread that resembles a giant pancake and is served with each dish—with a friend. Abyssinia has options for meat eaters and vegetarians alike, and anything that goes in your mouth you'll scoop up with injera. Entrées are cooked with Ethiopian seasonings like berbere, made from chili peppers and garlic, and niter kibbeh, which is clarified butter seasoned with up to thirty spices. Kibbeh is what gives many of the dishes their rich, delicately spicy flavors. Take small bites, but arrive hungry; this is food that demands to be savored.


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