Those who travel abroad learn countless secrets, including the fact that the British call french fries chips and call chips potato nasties. Taste the fruits of other cultures with this Groupon.
$15 for $30 Worth of Nepalese, Tibetan, and Indian Cuisine
The menu spotlights slow-cooked lamb in a tomato curry sauce ($13.95), vegetarian saag—mustard greens joining chili, garlic, and ginger ($9.95), steamed Yak dumplings with a tomato cilantro sauce ($1.75 each), stir-fried eggplant with potatoes ($9.95), and an assortment of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.
Catering options include sure-fire pleasers such as pakora appetizers ($35 for a half pan), chicken tandoori ($55 for a half pan), and shrimp curry ($65 for a half pan).
The majestic peaks and valleys of northern Nepal overlook Himalayan Restaurant's feasts to inspire a sense of adventure in tongues. The detailed mural sets the stage for a tour of Nepalese, Tibetan, and Indian flavors and the colorful sauces that contain them. Chefs cook up the region's epicurean triumphs, including sweet and spicy curries, vegetarian palak paneer, and tender goat meat, as well as bites straight from a tandoor-style oven. While the culinary team whips up hand-tossed naan and chutneys in various spice levels, bartenders pour hoppy brews and sweet wines to quench any mouth fires and prevent spontaneous human combustion. The staff's attentive service and distinctive food won Himalayan Restaurant a spot on Citysearch's list of the Top 10 Restaurants of 2009.