Category Archives: Momo

Dorjee Momo, Washington DC

This week we have a guest review from Washington, DC, for Dorjee Momo. A short stroll from the U.S. Capitol, a refugee chef has set up shop cooking a personal ode to Tibet.  Housed on the second floor of a … Continue reading

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Himalaya Friends Corner, Amherst MA

Himalaya Friends Corner restaurant, in the old Mom’s Dumpling and Noodle location, sells dishes from across the Himalayan region with options from Tibet, India, Nepal and Bhutan.  The primary owner was a Buddhist monk in Tibet before immigrating and opening his … Continue reading

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Momo Tibetan Restaurant

Amherst, MA recently gained a new, ostensibly Tibetan, restaurant called Momo Tibetan Restaurant.  The Tibetan dishes seem to be confined to the appetizers and Momo sections of the menu, otherwise the dishes appear to be mainly Americanized-Chinese fare. The Dumplings:  there … Continue reading

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Vegan Potato Momo Recipe (Himalayan Dumplings)

Momos are Himalayan dumplings found in Tibet, Nepal and Northern India. They are commonly filled with potato, chicken, yak, or beef and are flavored with ginger, coriander, cilantro and garlic. I tried making potato momos with a recipe I cobbled … Continue reading

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Himalayan Yak Restaurant, New York City

The Himalayan Yak Restaurant presents you with four menus – Indian, Tibetan, Nepali and “Exotic Himalayan”. The time I went, there was a great ambiance, a truly multi-national-ethnic clientele having a good time.  The restaurant has a pretty lively bar … Continue reading

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Phayul, New York City, Momo

There are thought to be ~9,000 Tibetans living in the United States and 7,000 are estimated to live in New York City. However, this is hard to verify since the US Census data on foreign born residents groups Tibetans with … Continue reading

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