Kathmandu Food Trail
Nepali food shares a lot with Indian cuisine but also distinguishes itself in many ways. Except the red-hot chilli, hardly any spices are used in it. Sumptous regional thalis, such as Thakali and Newari, often feature familiar dishes like dal but also include unique buckwheat preparations. Not to mention, there are endless varieties of momos and delectable meaty delights, prepared from chicken and buffalo. A writer hits Kathmandu's popular food spots to dig deeper.