Chatamari – a flat baked bread made out of a rice flour batter with no fat or oil, there’s no mystery about this traditional Newari bread – prepared the right way, this is a simple, readily-made food with endless possibilities in terms of taste.
M&S VMAG ventured into the wild side of Newari cuisine in Bhaktapur with friendly eatery owner Rabi Dai
M&S VMAG hunt down Seekh kebab at Thamel, and also end up eating a few Gulab-Jamuns while we were at it.
Tomorrow marks the first day of Magh, an auspicious day for many Nepalis which they celebrate with rituals and food. So, we decided to find out where the foods of this day come from, particularly Chaaku.
M&S VMAG strolled into White Zhambala, a Tibetan restaurant, quite near to Kriong Samdoling Monastary, which also serves popular Chinese grub. Read on to find out just what we decided to stuff ourselves with.
This week M&S HUNGER HUNT went to Bulal in Gwarko to stuff ourselves with some Newari-style sausages, mushroom choila and some ‘Hyanguthon’ or red chyaang. Bet you didn’t know about that one!!
If you truly want to eat local, you have to learn to follow your nose into the uncharted world of local, hard-to-find eateries, like Bulal, with its own horde of returning patrons, located at the inner part of Gwarko, right outside Patan, where they serve rare Newari snacks and beverages.
We made our way to Khichhapokhari in New Road, dodged pavement full of people, waited in line i front of this famous chaat stall in front of Peoples Plaza to munch on dahi puri and alu tikki chaats.
Sekuwas are more than just irresistible grilled meat found in local joints and on street carts, and definitely much more than just Nepali take on western culture of barbecuing.
With the Yomari-punhi fast approaching, M&S VMAG went to eat Yomaris at The Village Cafe run by local women of Khokana and supported by SABAH Nepal.
We wanted to save you the trouble of having to eat those barely exciting, needlessly spicy and ridiculously oily spaghetti. So, we went to Boudha, where a local eatery serves delicious and gratifying spaghetti in a way like you have never seen before.
Perhaps the one of the most famous momo outlets in all of Kathmandu, Narayan dai ko Mashangalli momo at gaushala serves what could be the greatest fast food indulgence of the whole city — the momos.
Go to Bhaktapur for… the Bara? Absolutely. In the town of Pagodas, palaces and yellow brick roads, one old and famous Newari joint serves baras with a unmistakably delicious, soulful taste.
Here are some Syrian grub at surprisingly inexpensive rates for your over-exhausted Nepali palates
M&S VMAG tastes the Pokhareli -style, firewood pizza baked in brick-oven at Pokhara Pizza House in Dhumbarahi.
M&S VMAG drives through busy traffic, bumpy roads and dusty air to sample some of the famous Piro Aaloo at Kalanki.
Choilas by default are prepared from buffalo meat. But there is a place in Dhobighat where Shyam dai, the owner, prepares it from duck meat. And, he’s been doing that for past 24 years.
Hyderabad House at Bhatbhateni, Naxal serves some of the best-cooked, gorgeous looking Hyderabadi biryanis in town. M&S VMAG dropped by the biryani-hub to kill our hunger. Watch the video.
The “bhuteko and a-chiura” at Bhuju ko bhatti at Gabahal, Patan is fast, plentiful and inexpensive (Rs. 70). But those are not the only reasons why this simple household grub works as a popular late afternoon snack. Bhauju ko anda-chiura also gives you a good taste and a bit of childhood nostalgia. Order a cup of local tea on the side, and you have a perfect Nepali combination.
There’s no better way to sample most of the traditional and authentic Newari flavours at a single sitting than by feasting of the customary Newari Bhoye at Newa Lahana in the ancient town of Kirtipur.
This week M&S HUNGER HUNT went to the beautiful, ancient Newar city of Bhaktapur to try out the famous Juju Dhau (King yogurt) and Kulfi. Check out the video.