Tucked away just outside of Ladd's Addition, Abyssinian Kitchen has some of the tangiest injera we've encountered, perfect for sopping up the steady berbere heat of the doro wat chicken stew ($16). Get a beyaynetu combo sampler ($17) to explore AK's veggie dishes, including spicy red lentils and collard greens.

GO: 2625 SE 21st Ave., 503-894-8349, abyssiniankitchen.com, 5-9 pm Tuesday-Saturday