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Addis Ababa Restaurant Review: Dashen Traditional Restaurant

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Travel | 0 comments

I was in Addis Ababa recently for work and while the early mornings and late nights meant that I didn’t get out that much, I did manage to make it to a few places that I’ll be posting reviews of over the next week.  

My third night in Addis Ababa marked the beginning of the Ethiopian Orthodox festival Meskel, which is supposed to mark the finding of the “true cross” in the 4th century by St. Helena.  The festivities start with bonfires, street processions and dancing.  It was quite a sight! For dinner that evening, we decided to go to Dashen Traditional Restaurant, because we wanted some good Ethiopian food in a relaxing and low-key environment.  

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