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Ditmas Park's Cafe Tibet is Cheap, Delicious, Vegetarian-Friendly

The Vegetarian Option Lauren Rothman 1 comment

Everything about Café Tibet feels just right, from its location nestled right between the Q train tracks and a bodega where you can pick up beers to accompany your meal, to its friendly but unobtrusive service, and low, low prices. And then there's the food: a veritable delight for vegetarians, who can take a romp through a spicy, diverse menu full of meat-free pleasures. More

Meet Vendy Awards Rookie Finalist Mysttik Masaala

Behind the Scenes Clay Williams 2 comments

The Vendy Awards, New York's annual celebration of street food, are hitting Red Hook in a few weeks. Until then we'll be taking a look at the finalists in their rookie category—vendors who started cooking on the street just this year. First up: Midtown East newcomer Mysttik Masaala. More

Addictive Roasted Soybeans at Woodside Cafe

Max Falkowitz 2 comments

This simple dish of roasted soybeans with chili and raw ginger should be a required snack at bars all over Woodside. More

Eat This Now: Chatmari at Woodside Cafe

Max Falkowitz 1 comment

Must-visit Nepali restaurant Woodside Cafe used to offer Italian dishes next to its Himalayan ones, including some pizza best left in the past. But you can still order something pizza-like in shape and design, a starch-on-starch-on-starch pancake/pie with a fried egg on top for good measure. Oh, and some goat curry on the side. More

The Vegetarian Option: Woodside Cafe, Must-Eat Nepali in Queens

The Vegetarian Option Howard Walfish 4 comments

Woodside Cafe's Nepali and Newari food is unique even by Queens standards, and the menu is more than accommodating to vegetarians. More

Slurped: The Broth is the Thing at Phayul in Jackson Heights

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This week's noodle reporting took me to Phayul in Jackson Heights, a Tibetan restaurant on the corner of 37th road, on the second floor of a building on top of a beauty parlor and a kebab joint. Though Phayul has many noodle dishes, the real kicker is the broth. More

The Vegetarian Option: Himalayan Flavors at Mustang Thakali Kitchen in Jackson Heights

The Vegetarian Option Howard Walfish 3 comments

The Himalayan food at Mustang Thakali Kitchen is very vegetarian-friendly; don't skimp on their flavorful sauces. More

A Himalayan Dish a Day: Shoko sil sil ngoe ma at Phayul

Jessica Allen and Garrett Ziegler 1 comment

Shoko sil sil ngoe ma shows the trouble that comes from confusing humble with meek. It's the Tibetan food equivalent of going from 0 to 80 in no seconds flat. More

Joe DiStefano's Himalayan Heights: Touring Tibetan and Nepali Food in Queens

Max Falkowitz 1 comment

The once solely Indian section of Jackson Heights, Queens, has become a hotbed of Himalayan food and culture over the past several years. We had our friend Joe DiStefano show us some of his favorite bites of the neighborhood. Come take a look at our tour. More

A Himalayan Dish a Day: Tingmo at Tashi Delek Momo Palace

Max Falkowitz Post a comment

As important to Himalayan food as sliced bread is to Americans, fluffy steamed tingmo is the best starch to soak up the curry-like sauces and pungent pickles of Tibetan and Nepali cooking. More

A Himalayan Dish a Day: Tsel Phing at Cafe Himalaya

Rebecca Simon Post a comment

The cultural mash-up that is Cafe Himalaya's tsel phing includes a Nepali red curry-coconut broth, Chinese wok-fried bean thread noodles and cabbage, and Indian-style fried paratha bread. More

A Himalayan Dish a Day: Cheura Tareko ('Beaten Rice') at Himalayan Yak

Rebecca Simon Post a comment

This kid-friendly "beaten rice" dish has a spicy undertones and a salty kick that makes polishing off this plate a breeze. More

A Himalayan Dish a Day: Momos from Norling Tibetan Kitchen

The Serious Eats Team Post a comment

There's no shortage of momos in Jackson Heights, but these big ones are some of our favorites. More

Win The Rubin Museum's Guide to NYC Himalayan Food and Culture

The Serious Eats Team 22 comments

The Rubin Museum of Himalayan Art is releasing a guide to help you navigate the city's Himalayan food scene—and get discounted meals along the way. You can score a free copy by entering here. More

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