Went out with another couple this past Saturday night to Sheba. The decor is nice. This is a small little place across the street from Fair City Mall in Fairfax.
The menu was small (which I find a good thing.. I perfer a place that does 10 things correct than 30 things sub-par).
We ordered a Vegitarian Sampler, the Lamb Tibs, The Beef (with Awaze sauce <ok.. I might be spelling that wrong>, and the Crispy Ribs.
All the sides were good. Nothing that would make me say this is a better than other place, but no complaints here.
The Ribs were very nice, the fresh jalapenos and tomatoes just added a nice layer to this finely cooked beef rib.
The lamb was good (but a bit mild for my tastes). The Beef... Oh this beef dish. Spicy enough to make you break out into a bit of a sweat, but the flavors and the balance on this was just incredible. The whole table devowered this dish and all proclaimed it the total superstar of this restuarant.
This dish alone is worth a 90 mile drive at least.
A nice choice of 2 differnet Ethiopean Beers. A nice cinnimon hint on their iced tea.
The service was friendly and polite.
Make a stop in this place! (I was trying to find the name of the beef dish on their website, but the menu at the site, is not reflective of the menu served at the restaurant for the entrees.<as of Aug 11 2013>. There are more choices in the restaurant.
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