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Tibetan Restaurants?

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abrottman Jun 15, 2009 11:09 AM

I recently watched an Anthony Bourdain show where he visited Tibet. Everything he ate there sounded amazing. I've tried looking around for a place via the web and the search on this site, but nothing is coming up.

Anyone know a place? Prefer downtown or NW suburbs but will travel :) Thanks!

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    ms. chow RE: abrottman Jun 15, 2009 11:30 AM

    There used to be a Tibet Cafe on Sheridan/Irving. Sadly, they have been closed for a few years now. Would like to know too if anyone know of any other place in the area.

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      BRB RE: abrottman Jun 15, 2009 11:49 AM

      Are you willing to travel 3.5 to 4 hours to Bloomington, Indiana? Closest ones I know unfortunately - Snow Lion and Anyetsang's Little Tibet.

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        ferret RE: abrottman Jun 15, 2009 11:59 AM

        Mt. Everest in Evanston features Nepalese cuisine. Not sure if that covers what you're looking for:

        http://mteverestrestaurant.com/direct...

        1. Pata_Negra RE: abrottman Jun 15, 2009 12:04 PM

          they do import all things yak to America these days? i'm just curious. i brought back yak butter tea in powder form, amongst many (edible) things from Tibet, and have been giving it to people i know. so far nobody can stomach it lol... the smell is too much for them. the first thing i did when i arrived in Tibet was drinking the tea :) only one cup for the first time. Tibetans drink it from dusk til dawn, and in copious quantities.

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            tumuppet RE: abrottman Jun 15, 2009 03:27 PM

            The only Tibetan in the Midwest that I'm aware of is in Bloomington, Indiana - Home of the Dali Lama's Brother and Indiana University. Snow Lion and Little Tibet. If you're really interested it could be a weekend road trip --> and order spicy potatoes.

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