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.”
An Indian Politician Wants to Ban Dumplings
"Momos have been found to be the root cause of several life-threatening diseases," Arora claims.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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