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Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony in Phoenix: A Different Kind of After Dinner Drink

For most of us the ceremony of drinking coffee means brewing a pot of joe in the morning and sipping it over the daily news, or more likely as we run out the door on our way to work.

But in Ethiopia a coffee ceremony is one of the most integral parts of community life. The hours-long process takes the coffee bean through its full life cycle of preparation and the good news is, you can get the experience right here in the Valley.

See also: - Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony at Ethiopian Famous Restaurant and Coffee in Phoenix (Slideshow) - Ethiopian Famous Restaurant & Coffee's Oddball Location Belies the Treats Inside - Eight Best Coffeehouses in Greater Phoenix

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Lauren Saria
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