Kaldi’s Coffee   Photo credit: Africa Access

Location: 918 Silver Spring Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Kaldi’s Coffee is a place to enjoy food and gourmet coffee. Kaldi is the Ethiopian goat herder who according to legend discovered coffee after he noticed goats becoming frisky after eating wild, red berries. Coffee spread from Ethiopia to other parts of the world.


Mdahoma, Sauda. Kaldi and the Dancing Goats. Shama Books, 2011.

Mohamed, Sultan. The Story of Coffee. Anansi Press, 2004