A family-owned and operated business, Ethiopian Restaurant and Coffee is a delightful gem tucked inside a strip mall. Serving hearty Ethiopian cuisine for lunch and dinner seven days a week, the eatery also offers great coffee made with raw beans roasted in a skillet on-site. The menu offers a variety of fish, meat and vegetarian specialties, making it a place that will suit many tastes. Dishes to note are the yesmir watt, which are puréed lentils simmered in a spicy berbere sauce (berbere is a native Ethiopian spice similar to chili powder), and the yebeg alicha, cubes of lamb in a mild stew seasoned with turmeric.
Open every day for lunch and dinner, Green Bamboo Noodle House is a warm, inviting place specializing in authentic Vietnamese cuisine. Striving to use the best ingredients available, the culinary team procures fresh and organic produce from local sources when possible for its healthy fare. The menu is large, ensuring that every palate is sure to be satisfied. For vegetarians, the tofu lemongrass and the canh chua chay — a mild sweet-sour soup, with sprouts, tomatoes, chayote, okra and tamarind broth — are two flavorful options. Meat lovers can savor the mi xao mem, which are egg noodles cooked with mixed veggies, chicken, beef and shrimp.
At Kabob International, diners have the chance to dine upon traditional Mediterranean and Persian cuisine that is authentically prepared. The welcoming environment makes this venue a wonderful place for groups of all sizes, and the menu is brimming with options. Served here is the veggie kabob which features two skewers of grilled peppers, zucchini, yellow squash and onions. There’s also the Arabic gyro-shawarma with a choice of chicken, beef or lamb, served with house-made garlic sauce. Another top pick is the lamb shank, served with Persian steam-cooked basmati rice. To try these recipes and more, visit Monday through Saturday for lunch or dinner.
Kabob International, 8050 Dexter Rd., Cordova, TN, USA +1 901 755 9385