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Lexington: Ethiopian and Connections

Pop-up dinner event at Johnny and Ahmad’s house in Lexington. Enjoy Ethiopian food cooked by Meqdes. Carmen Lence, Leadership coach & facilitator, will curate a conversation about the power of storytelling to inspire and connect. Limited to twenty four guests. Your seat at this event is not guaranteed until you receive a final confirmation email.

Meqdes will be cooking the following Ethiopian delicacies:

SIGA WOT ( ሥጋ ወጥ )

A spicy beef stew, slow cooked to achieve the perfect consistency, and very warm complex flavors infused with a variety of herbs and spices.

SIGA ALLICHA (ሥጋ አልጫ )

A mild beef stew, slow cooked with herbs and spices that offer it the unique flavor it has.

TIKKIL GOMEN ( ጥቅል ጎመን )

Braised cabbage cooked with potatoes and carrots, rendered with complex flavors by the herbs it is cooked with. This is a vegan dish.

MISSIR WOT ( ምሥር ወጥ )

A spicy lentil stew, slow cooked to achieve the warm complex flavors infused with a variety of herbs and spices. This is a vegan dish.

TIMATIM SELATA ( ቲማቲም ሰላጣ )

Tomato salad.

All dishes are served with injera.

NOTE ON POSSIBLE DIETARY REQUIREMENTS With the exception of the beef stews, everything is vegan. The MISSIR WOT and the SIGA WOT are spicy. The other dishes are not. Gluten free injera is available if requested ahead of time. There are no nuts used in the cooking. Food is prepared in a kitchen where nuts are used, however.

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