My favorite neighborhood in New York City, Ridgewood, is being saturated with copycat hipster bars with a beer selection as homogeneous as the types of people who frequent the establishments. Oddly enough, Ridgewood still keeps to its old school vibe of European shops and Latino restaurants. But a new diversity has landed in Ridgewood in the form of Nepalese food at While in Kathmandu on Seneca Avenue.
On a search for goat curry on Yelp, I discovered Himalayan Yak in Jackson Heights, Queens. Seeing as how Jackson Heights is known for its sizeable desi population, I knew that Himalayan Yak had to be authentic. But not only is it authentic, there’s something extreme on the Himalayan Yak menu, yak.
I was there within twenty four hours!
Another restaurant gem at Seneca Avenue and Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood, Queens is Nepalese Indian Restaurant. Indian restaurants are a dime a dozen anymore, since Indian food has become so trendy. But since it had Nepalese in the name, I knew it would be different.
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