Discovering Lucy: Houston's Newest Ethiopian Restaurant

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It's not often you find yourself getting bottle service at a mesob, the woven round table that functions as the traditional serving structure at Ethiopian restaurants. It's short, small and close to the ground. You don't sit stiffly at a mesob, back straight and elbows off the table. You crouch over it in a huddle with friends, everyone attacking the communal plate at once with big, spongy sheets of injera bread and lifting huge portions of doro wot — a spicy chicken stew — or steamed greens to their mouths with relish. Read more about Lucy Ethiopian Restaurant & Lounge in this week's cafe review. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS