Tuesday, September 12, 2023

September 26, 2023 Dinner: Queen of Sheba

The Tampa Bay Vegetarians will meet for dinner on Tuesday, September 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the Queen of Sheba, which is located in the Temple Terrace area of Tampa at 11001 N. 56th Street.  For those of you who are new to vegetarian food and/or to The Queen of Sheba, and if you have never eaten Ethiopian food, you are in for a real treat!  This will be a meal that you do not want to miss! The TBV members have voted the Queen of Sheba their favorite restaurant of the year several times.  The price will be $18.00 per person plus $2.00 for non-members.

The dinner will be served family style and will consist of:

    INJERA (Ethiopian Bread)

    YE KIK ALECHA (red split lentils simmered in onions, garlic, ginger, seasoned with berbere.)

    TIKIL GOMEN (yellow split peas simmered in onions, garlic, and ginger with turmeric powder)

    ALKILT ALECHA (carrots, potatoes, and string beans in a mild sauce)

    MUSHROOM WOT (sauteed mushrooms in a berbere sauce)

    GOMEN (steamed collard greens simmered with minced onion and garlic)

    KEIY SIRE (sliced beets sauteed with onions, tomato sauce, and olive oil  

    DESSERT: Honey Chips (only non- vegan item on the menu))


Our guest speaker will be announced soon.


Please make reservations by contacting Steve Dante at sd56@tampabay.rr.com or at 727-392-0268 or Debby Magill at 727-432-3327.

WE MUST HAVE ALL RESERVATIONS AT THE LATEST BY NOON ON SATURDAY, September 23.  If you find that you will be unable to attend the dinner after having made a reservation, please call Debby immediately at 727-432-3327 so that she can give your spot to someone on the waiting list.