Café Colucci Celebrates a New Book Release and Ethiopian Brunch. Both on February 2

Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — Join Cafe Colucci for a very exciting and long awaited book release, Ethiopian Pepper & Spice by Owner and Founder of Cafe Colucci, Fetlework Tefferi. Since the inception of Cafe Colucci, Tefferi realized Ethiopian spices have a unique story to tell.

Located in North Oakland, Café Colucci has delighted customers with authentic Ethiopian food for over 20 years. A pillar in the community, Cafe Colucci has been recognized with over 25 awards including Michelin Guide recommendation in 2012/13. (Zagat Rating, Best of Berkeley, Oakland Tribune, Best of East Bay, BayList Winner, East Bay Express, SF Weekly and Best of San Francisco.)

Ethiopian Pepper & Spice is a beginner’s guide to the traditional and authentic Ethiopian methods for blending spices to create flavorful and delicious dishes. With a collection of recipes, stories, and facts, Tefferi brings Ethiopian cuisine into home kitchens with a fresh and exciting narrative. The special exhibit at the African American Museum will tell the story of how Ethiopian cooking traditions have been passed down through many generations and continues to be used today.

With spicy and savory dishes to delight any diner. Cafe Colucci takes great pride in serving fresh organic local ingredients and authentic spice blends. Café Colucci is dedicated to serving high quality Ethiopian cuisine.

About the company: Café Colucci uses the best organic, sundried, handpicked, heirloom and traditionally seasoned chili peppers, legume blends, herbs and spices. The scintillating entrées are cooked to order to ensure freshness. Vegetarian dishes are prepared delicately and are cooked daily. They bake their special blend injera twice a day. For gluten free diets, they prepare to order fresh 100% TEFF Injera.

Café Colucci uses traditionally cut tender natural meats and cage free poultry. Their spices are imported directly from Ethiopia via their sister company, Brundo International, For information about Café Colucci and their menu, visit:


Lea Berhane
Cafe Colucci