Special "Meat and Potatoes" Ethiopian Style, This Weekend Only
In honor of our 19th Anniversary, savor our special signature
Zil Zil--cubed beef, lightly spiced, and served with savory potatoes, red lentils,
collard greens and salad, presented to share, this Friday and Saturday!
See more about our Anniversary Event on WTTW's Check Please!
You can view it here.
CELEBRATE 19 YEARS WITH US, AND SPECIAL GUEST PHIL COHRAN
Friday, JULY 31 and Saturday, August 1
Ethiopian Diamond celebrates 19 great years with two nights of festivities, special dishes, live music and special guest musician Phil Cohran, Mr. Cohran is launching his new album, Cocoon, with us for our anniversary. Dine with us, enjoy free music, and meet the master artist, known around the world for his style of music. He will also sign CDs. Reservations recommended, but not necessary, 6120 N Broadway location.
Chef Almaz as Mixologist---Taste the difference in our cocktails!
Since last season, chef/owner Almaz has taken the opportunity to add "mixologist" to her list of culinary skills.
Using traditional Ethiopian ingredients, she infuses her cocktails and libations with tastes of the exotic.
Recently served: Smoky Nile, tea infused stout for a smoky bourbon taste in a dark beer.
Now at the bar and in our outdoor cafe: Signature Bloody Mary with berbere spice
Try our full line of specialty cocktails including Ethiopian Sunrise and Sunset, and many more...
LIVE MUSIC EVERY SATURDAY!
Enjoy the vibe of Malik and his band who play
it all from jazz to pop to easy listening oldies,
10pm on Saturdays, 6120 N Broadway,
WELCOME SUNNY SKIES: DIAMOND CAFE IS NOW OPEN!
Join your friends on our Diamond Sidewalk Cafe,
6120 N Broadway location, for a light bite meal or drink.
Open every day that the weather is fine.
Enjoy Your Own Autographed Book from our Author Series
"Drawn from Water"
Limited edition books from author Dina Elenbogen's recent launch and book reading at Ethiopian Diamond
are available at our Broadway location for just $15, signed.
Enjoy a Taste of the Tropics in Chicago with our Tropical Cocktail Trio
Savor the bliss of our specialty sun soaked cocktails:
Ethiopian Sunrise: splashes of pineapple juice, orange juice with gin.
Ethiopian Sunset: brandy cocktail with a dash of bitters.
Ethiopian Midnight; our own freshly roasted coffee with brandy, served flaming!
Served with flair everyday til Winter thaws, at both of our locations
for just $8.
Books Over Brunch: Get Your Own Signed Book, While Supplies Last
Brush Strokes For Little Folks is now available in limited quantities at our 6120 N Broadway location, for just $8.
Are You In On Chef Secrets?
Kelan Phil Cohran, internationally acclaimed jazz musician and composer performs this last Friday of February and alternate Fridays in March at our Broadway location. Enjoy his inspired original music from 7pm to 10pm at no charge while you dine with us on February 27, March 14 and 22, Cohran's albums are few and far between and much sought after. We have his latest, Meditations, personally signed, for just $7. For more, listen here
OUR SPECIAL SPICED TEA NOW ON OFFER AT ETHIOPIAN DIAMOND
Savor the special spices of Ethiopia, including our famed spiced tea blend, for just 10 cents per cup! Our 3 oz jars make 100 servings for just $10 on promotion now, Broadway location,
We also offer our spices, coffee and more in gift baskets, all wrapped up and ready for gift giving--just $25 to $50.
Experience exotic elegance at Ethiopian Diamond, in the heart of Edgewater,
Chef/Owner Almaz Yigizaw welcomes you to her namesake restaurant (Almaz means damond in
Amharic) known for its extensive,menu of authentic, Ethiopian dishes for lunch, dinner
and weekend brunch, all served in a comfortable, yet hip and inviting setting.
Ground cinnamon, cloves, ginger and turmeric grace these flavorful dishes, oaired with
traditional injera-- soft flatbreads that you use to scoop up each tasty morsel. The menu
is naturally gluten free, reflecting a cuisine noted as one of the world's most ancient
and healthy. Extensive bar list and in house made mead along with ceremonial coffee round
out each meal. All is designed to be shared and savored.
New in Edgewater: our private room for your own events;
Friday night live music, no cover, 7pm to 10pm
Clark Street Location: Sunday Brunch Buffet, 10:30am to 3pm--authentic array of more than a dozen Ethiopian specialties with additional tasty dishes that change every week--an exotic experience to savor!
$13.95 for buffet; $16 including Diamond Bloody Mary or Ethiopian Beer
Reserve your seat