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.
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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.
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.