Montréal Eats: Restaurant Au Tarot

Everything is served in a very large bowl with a very generous portion of food.  Service was very friendly.  They really stuff you up here.  There is more than enough food for two people to share.  It’s a simple homecooked meal that anyone can try if you want to try an ethnic food in Montréal.  Excellent food but I think it’s too expensive.

My ratings: ❤❤❤❤
Price range: $$-$$$


Couscous (semolina grains)
Well-cooked and isn’t dried up.

Made with zucchini, carrots, onions, turnips, chickpeas and chicken.
It’s a nice vegetable broth, I just wished there was more spice in it because it was a bit too bland.

Couscous Royal
Poulet, agneau, merguez
It contained half of a chicken, a giant lamb shank and two long pieces of lamb sausages.  Everything was very flavourful and moist after the long-hours of slow roasting.  The broth was great with couscous.

Cookie
With nut/dates filling, and citrus flavouring.  It was a complimentary dessert 🙂

Mint Tea
It’s not oversweet and there’s plenty of fresh mint in the teapot.

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Restaurant Au Tarot
500 Rue Marie-Anne Est Montréal, QC H2J‎
(514) 849-6860
www.restaurantautarot.ca

Washington Eats: Ethiopic Restaurant

It’s a very clean and modern designed restaurant.  Servers were very nice and helpful.  Food was very good, but overpriced.  All were very flavourful, nicely spiced and not too oily.  Their spiced bread and injera were good too.  Portions are large, so better come here and share the dishes with someone.  You’ll get filled up in no time when you scoop and eat with injera.

My ratings: ❤❤❤❤
Price range: $$-$$$
Bread basket, with chilli oil
This bread was fluffy and was spiced very well.

Vegetarian Sampler, with Fish
(Clockwise direction): Kik Aletcha, Dinich Wot, Gomen, Miser Wot

Kik Aletcha: Yellow split peas simmered in a mild and flavorful onion and herb sauce (Mild).

Dinish Wot: Curried potato simmered with onions, farlic, jalapeno peppers, ginger, olive oil, fresh herbs & spices (Mild)

Miser Wot: Split lentils simmered in spicy hot sauce (Spicy).
Awesome yumminess!

Gomen: Fresh collard green simmered in mild sauce seasoned with spice and herbs (Mild)

Fish
Asa Tibs: Fried Croaker fish marinated with fresh herbs & spices and served with lemon
Nice fresh fish.

No utensils are provided.  Eat by scooping food with injera.  

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Ethiopic Restaurant

401 H Street Northeast,
Washington D.C., DC
20002-4335, USA

+1 202-675-2066
www.ethiopicrestaurant.com/