Fighting Gentrification with Blood Sausage in Toronto's 'Little Tibet'

“This is my neighborhood. When I first came to Canada, I lived in this neighborhood, so this is my neighborhood.”
Nick Rose

An Indian Politician Wants to Ban Dumplings

"Momos have been found to be the root cause of several life-threatening diseases," Arora claims.
Nick Rose
Tibetan cuisine

It Takes Years to Make a Good Tibetan Dumpling

Momos, the dumplings of Tibet, look deceptively simple to make. But as Alex Lobsang of East London pop-up The Momo Shack shows me, there’s real skill in getting them right.
Daisy Meager

Tibetan Refugees Are the Masterminds Behind Delhi’s Favorite Dumplings

When Tibetans fled their homeland and settled in India, they brought their momos—thin-skinned dumplings stuffed with meat, vegetables, or cheese—along with them.
Natalie B. Compton

Inside the Best Restaurant in Tibet

“Makye Ame is not just a restaurant,” says owner Tsering Wangchen. “It’s a stage where people can experience Tibetan culture.”
Clarissa Wei
Tibetan food

In China, There’s a Hipster Yak Coffee Joint Run by Tibetan Nomads

Outfitted with aged wood panels and dangling Edison-style bulbs, Charu looks like the kind of coffee shop I avoid in the States—but in Chengdu, it's trying to offer new opportunities for Tibetans.
Clarissa Wei

Why More Tibetan Nomads Are Going Vegetarian

Over the last 15 years, a wave of Tibetans has fully embraced vegetarianism, as nomads and previously isolated towns have gotten access to other foods besides yak products.
Clarissa Wei
Fast Food

KFC Wants to Bring Its Fried Chicken to Tibet

The Lhasa location will be a big one: a two-story, 540-square-meter fried chicken mothership. And needless to say, not everyone is happy about it.
Wyatt Marshall

Dumplings Are Vital to Toronto's Tibetan Youths

When it comes to connecting with their home-away-from-home, Toronto's Canadian-Tibetan community share memories over a hot plate of delicious momos.
Daniel Barna
Hong Kong

This Zombie Caterpillar Fungus Is Hong Kong's Hottest Specialty Food

Hong Kong's favorite specialty food item—priced at thousands of dollars per pound—is a creepy, almost flavorless fungus that zombifies caterpillars and then grows out of their brains.

Tibetan Yak Butter Tea Is as Chunky as It Sounds

My job as a professional climber and photographer has taken me to some of the most remote regions in the world. When I was asked to join three of my heroes to traverse through Tibet's Changtang plateau, I drank yak butter tea as a sort of hazing...
Jimmy Chin