Addis Café offers up traditional Ethiopian and African cuisine in the heart of trendy Commercial Drive. At Addis Café, the menu is equally balanced between dishes suitable for carnivores and those suitable for vegetarians and vegans, so there is truly something for everyone. Start off your meal with a beef or veggie samosa seasoned with cumin, garlic, onions, and nutmeg or a bowl of the veggie soup made with pureed black eye beans, broccoli, cauliflower, carrot, potato, and celery. The meat entrée menu includes the kitfo (minced, fresh lean beef tartar seasoned with Ethiopian herbal butter, mitmita, and cardamom, served with home made cottage cheese), the yebeg alitcha (a mild lamb stew cooked with garlic and ginger), and the doro awaze tibs (cubes of chicken breast marinated and sautéed with Ethiopian red pepper sauce, onions, and peppers). Vegetarian and vegan entrée options include the buticha (ground chickpeas mixed with lemon juice, diced onions, and jalapeño), the gomen (steamed collard greens seasoned with fresh garlic and pepper), and the fasolia (string beans cooked with potatoes, carrots, fresh onion, garlic, and ginger).