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Crepe Place Adds Ethiopian Dishes on U Street

by Prince Of Petworth January 13, 2014 at 11:30 am 12 Comments

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1514 U Street, NW

DC Scoop opened up at 1514 U St, NW back in Jan. 2012. From their website:

“Enjoy and experience the Ethiopian flavors and spices at the new DC Scoop Café located in the heart of the U Street Neighborhood Corridor! This is a small and cozy neighborhood spot that serves traditional Ethiopian Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a large selection of Specialty Coffees and Soups and Salads.

Ethiopian food is also an intimate experience. With each meal, a huge piece of fresh injera – soft doughy Ethiopian bread – is provided on a platter with stews, sauces and salads heaped on top for everyone to share. Spicy scrambled eggs also are available on the breakfast menu for a late night meal or early morning start. DC Scoop’s Ethiopian food is not only delicious but makes for a fun and distinctive cuisine experience.

Come stop by and try our Authentic Ethiopian Vegetarian Dishes for Lunch or Dinner and finish with one of our famous 24 varieties of Crepes!”

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Menu after the jump.

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  • hungeegirl

    what the heck? this place is always empty (I live a half block away) and now it’s pretty clear they’re getting desperate. Is it still a crepe place or what? Confusing.

  • dear god

    As if the area didn’t have enough Ethiopian options already.

  • anon

    Crepes and Ethiopian! But of course! Why hasn’t someone thought of this sooner?

  • Paul

    Spicy food and ice cream. Great combo. This place will end up like that u scream place that never opened.

  • snooze

    soooo can you put nutella and strawberries on injera?

    • Anonymous

      That actually sounds pretty good!

      • textdoc

        LOL! I was going to say that crepes and Ethiopian food seemed like strange bedfellow, esp. given the spiciness of Ethiopian food… but given that injera is vaguely crepe-like, maybe it’s not such a strange match after all. ;)

        • textdoc

          Oops… I meant “bedfellows,” plural.

  • bb

    Now that’s what I call fusion cuisine. They should just go the whole way and do a spicy lentil ice cream.

  • Anonymous

    where’s monkeyrotica to make a spike mendelsohn joke?

  • Linds

    I go to Parlour salon (above this, next door) and often stop in here for a crepe afterwards. The people who run the place are extremely nice and eager-to-please, and the crepes are delicious. I wish them well with the new food. I do think it would be in their interest to have a sign outside that is more attention-grabbing… I didn’t even notice the place for almost a year of going to Parlour every month.

    • KMB

      Yeah, I think their crepes are actually quite good and I enjoy the little salad that comes with the savory crepes. I always wonder why its not more crowded, but I think you may have hit the nail on the head with the lack of visibility. I don’t know how I feel about the addition of Ethiopian food, but I hope it works out well for them.

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