All You Can Eat Ethiopian Buffet to be Hosted by Montclair, NJ Restaurant

Top Quote Mesob Restaurant to ring in the Ethiopian New Year with its annual New Year Celebration September 11, 2010. End Quote
  • Newark, NJ (1888PressRelease) September 05, 2010 - Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant, a family-owned restaurant in Northern NJ specializing in Ethiopian cuisine, will host its annual all you can eat buffet on Saturday, September 11, 2010.

    Mesob created the annual buffet event to celebrate Enkutatash, an important New Year festival for Ethiopian Orthodox Christians, which include many of the restaurant's regular customers, as well as the owner's family and restaurant staff.

    The restaurant will feature a fully catered spread including vegan dishes, meat and seafood dishes, and the 2 popular salad dishes the restaurant offers.
    The all you can eat meat and seafood menu will include shrimp tibs, doro wat (chicken), doro tibs (chicken), yebeg aletcha (lamb), tibs wat (beef), minchet aletcha (beef). The two popular Mesob salad creations to be served include Ye'Mesob selata and Ye'Dinch selata.

    All vegetarian (vegan) dishes served at the restaurant will be offered at the buffet, including gomen (collard greens), tikile gomen (cabbage and potatoes), atkilt wat (green beans and carrots), miser wat (split lentils), buticha (pureed chickpeas), ingudai tibs (portobellos)and kik aletcha (yellow split peas).Because Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant offers vegan dining,

    Enkutatash is an important festival in the lives of Ethiopians. After three months of heavy rains the sun comes out creating a beautiful clear fresh atmosphere. The highland fields turn to gold as the Meskal daisies burst into flower. For this reason, Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant will line its floors with grasses and yellow flower petals.

    Berekti Mengistu, one of the two Ethiopian sisters who own Mesob, is very excited to celebrate the Ethiopian New Year with family, friends and restaurant patrons. "We want to share just more than Ethiopian food with our community, but also our culture. That is why one of the happiest festivals is the perfect opportunity to open not only our doors but our menu." A sharing of the Ethiopian culture is part of the charm of this eclectic restaurant, located at 515 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, NJ.

    David Corcoran, in his New York Times restaurant review says, "There is one thing you will certainly not want, and that is to leave."

    The New Year Celebration event and all you can eat buffet event will have seatings at 5, 7 and 9 pm and reservations are required.

    Mesob Restaurant is located at 515 Bloomfield Avenue, in Montclair, NJ. For reservations or more information, call 973-655-9000 or visit Mesob online at

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