I love Maya, her food, and her restaurant. The CORRECT address for her website is uchenaalive.com, with 2 As. Please fix this! I've emailed you about it before.
The food was terrific. Definitely put this on your "try" list. The chef, Maya, is also the owner and hostess. She cooks your food after you order it; this is not fast food by any means. Make sure you have time to spare when you visit. You'll be using injera (Ethiopian bread that's similar to a crepe in form) as your fork, scooping up bites of food from a large plate. It's messy at first but you improve by the end of your meal.
The food is flavorful and mildly spicy, although you can order it spicier. We ordered a lamb dish and a vegetarian combo to share with each other so we'd have a variety of flavors to try. It was a lot of food.
Prices were great.
Maya is very friendly and welcoming - she's very busy but will take a minute or two to chat with you and answer questions.
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