Ma’ede Ethiopian Market and Cafe Opens in Pigtown

| April 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

Ma’ede Ethiopian Market and Café opened this month at 825 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown. It is a new business by neighborhood resident Emu Zenebe who owned a previous Ethiopian restaurant in Pigtown and has been working in the mortgage industry in recent years. Zenebe used 825 Washington Blvd. as a real estate office after buying it in 2013.

Zenebe was born in Ethiopia and is bringing the plates and ingredients of her native country to South Baltimore. Ma’ede translates to ‘food’ in Ethiopian.

Ma’ede sell Ethiopian coffee beans and pots; Ethiopian bread called injera; a large assortment of Ethiopian spices, beans, oils, and desserts; and Ethiopian clothing.

The menu includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner platers and sandwiches with vegetables, beef, lamb, and fish. Most plates are served with injera. The menu also includes lentil patties and desserts.

Ma’ede serves Ethiopian coffee and tea, as well as sodas.

Ma’ede is open every day from 9am to 930pm. It has four tables for dine-in customers.

Emu Zenebe

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