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NEPAL’S BIGGEST BARBECUE CHAIN IS SET TO TAKE OVER AMERICA Friday, June 29th, 2018

By MAX FALKOWITZ, NEW YORK: For Manoj Devkota, good sekuwa -- Nepali kebabs -- should be more than tender and smoky from their blazing sear over a charcoal grill. The spices in their yogurt marinade should sizzle into a kind of crust on the meat, crackles of cumin and pepper that detonate like..

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Food contest to be held to link Nepali dishes with tourism Sunday, May 20th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Sneha Travel Media is holding a food contest to connect the traditional and ethnic Nepali dishes with tourism. The first ever, 'Sagatani Axim College Chef Icon – 2018' is being held to link the Nepali food with tourism. A total of 36 students from 12 different colleges will take..

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At Royal Nepal, meat and momos get their due Friday, May 4th, 2018

The question I ask myself every time I push away from the table at Royal Nepal is this: Why aren’t there more such restaurants in the DMV? Taste the momos, and tell me there isn’t a market for the supple steamed dumplings filled with succulent goat (or yak) and striped with tomato-red and..

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Festivals have arrived but with hardships for the ordinary people Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Pritam Bhattarai, KATHMANDU: The season in general, the market abuzz with people buying new clothes, goods and essentials, and media advertizements announcing hoards of discounts from food to cereals, liquor to furniture, paints and clothing, signal the arrival of a festive season in the country...

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Pokhara gears up for the Sixth City REBAN and Food Festival Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

POKHARA: The Sixth City REBAN and Food Festival is set to descend over the scenic city of Pokhara in the coming month. Restaurant and Bar Association (REBAN) Pokhara Chapter is holding the festival at the Pokhara Exhibition Centre from September 18 to 27 coinciding with the arrival of the Bada..

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San Francisco Gets A Taste Of Robotic Food Delivery Thursday, April 13th, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, (AFP): San Francisco startup Marble on Wednesday began giving its home town a taste of restaurant orders delivered by robot, confident that appetite for such service will grow around the world. Marble partnered with take-away meal ordering mobile application Yelp Eat24 to put its..

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Japanese celebrate Valentine’s Day with insect sweets Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

TOKYO, (REUTERS): Tired of the usual box of chocolates? Try a bug cocktail or a caramel creepy crawly for Valentine’s Day. A Tokyo bar on Sunday offered courageous couples and curious gourmets a special menu of desserts and drinks made with insects ahead of Tuesday‘s holiday. “They are..

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Kathmandu cravings: Top Nepal foods you can’t miss Sunday, December 18th, 2016

By Jenni Marsh, KATHMANDU, (CNN): The Kathmandu Valley is a dusty jungle of motorbikes, temples and tourists. It's also the best place on earth to sample authentic Nepalese cuisine. Not yet popular on the international scene, Nepalese cuisine is defined by its lentil soups, lean non-creamy..

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Luxury French Food And Saxophone Head To Space With Astronauts Friday, November 18th, 2016

BAIKONUR, (AFP): A trio of astronauts were due to blast off overnight, delivering to the International Space Station (ISS) some fancy French culinary fare, a saxophone and its future female Commander. The team includes French space rookie Thomas Pesquet, 38, NASA's former chief astronaut Peggy..

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Beyond Hummus: 9 Popular Arabic Foods You Must Try Friday, May 13th, 2016

The question of who exactly are the Arabs and what exactly is their cuisine is a question simpler to ask than answer. The Arab identity is a complex notion. Politically speaking, the "Arab world" connotes the 22 Arabic speaking nations of the Arab League. But if you go beyond this relatively new..

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Dark chocolates reduce risk of diabetes, heart disease? Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Fancy eating chocolates every day? You may soon have the doctors’ recommendation to indulge a little, as researchers have found, a dark chocolate bar daily could reduce the risk of developing diabetes and heart diseases. glucose level blood testFor the study, the researchers analysed data of..

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The Story of Momos: What Makes This Tibetan Dumpling So Popular? Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Have you ever wondered about the journey of momo? Come to think of it, the momo has probably travelled the farthest of all foods. That, it is now quite at home on the streets of Delhi, as it is comfortable at posh five-star eateries, only confirms how these stuffed dumplings (either with meat of..

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8 Recipes for A Perfect Easter Meal Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Easter is celebrated worldwide as a day of resurrection of Christ. Easter Sunday is the oldest and one of the most important festivals in Christianity that celebrates the rise of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion which is commemorated on Good Friday. The tradition of making and gifting Easter eggs..

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Climate change affecting world’s finest wines? Friday, March 25th, 2016

NEW YORK, (IANS): Climate change is likely to make the wine producing regions of France and Switzerland too hot for traditionally grown grapes, and vineyards in these regions may then have to switch to hotter climate varieties, change long established methods, move or go out of business, suggests a..

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10 Best Egg Recipes for Dinner Monday, March 14th, 2016

What will you call a person who could give up everything else in the world as a trade-off to eat eggs almost all the time? I would certainly want to know, as it would describe me perfectly. I love eggs in all their glory. The best way to please me is to rake up something quick and interesting using..

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Food security strategy to tackle food crisis in Bajura Monday, February 29th, 2016

By Prakash Singh, BAJURA: District Agriculture Development Office is planning to implement food security strategy to mitigate acute food crisis in Bajura. Dr Ramkrishna Shrestha, Chief at DADO, said his office was preparing a security strategy to improve food and nutrition security by increasing..

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The Pathology of Mass Surveillance: The UK, Bulk Interception and the European Court of Human Rights Thursday, September 20th, 2018

It’s fitting that the same society that produced George Orwell with his warnings of a totalitarian dystopia stacked with all-prying monitors, surveillance and paranoia..