Norling Tibet Kitchen - Location?
I learned a lot of things from this New York Times piece on the Tibetan dumplings called momos:
I learned that the largest US population of Tibetans is in NYC.
I learned that while they are Buddhist Tibetans value meat, a necessary luxury on the roof of the world.
I learned that beef/yak are valued most highly, and that beef momos are perennially available off-menu at Tsampa in the East Village.
I learned about the Tibetan New Year, Losar, which starts today.
And I also learned about a new restaurant in Jackson Heights that the author of the Times piece, Julia Moskin, says has the best beef momos in the neighborhood: Norling Tibet Kitchen.
I did NOT learn however where the blippity bleep this place is located! And it's so new it doesn't exist online anywhere I looked! (Google, Google Maps, Yelp, Foursquare, Chowhound etc.). This, when the title of the slideshow is "Finding Momos in New York." Apparently they expect you to do the finding yourself.
So hounds, does anyone have an address, a phone, anything? I may just have to track Ms. Moskin down and berate her otherwise.
That new signage is finally in place, on both the waiter-service side (Roosevelt Ave.) and the fast-food side (37th Rd.). Their owner and common kitchen remain the same, said a waitress; the only thing that has changed is the name of the business.
Over chilli beef momos, I heard from a fellow customer that "Norling Tibet Kitchen" identifies the business whose awning now reads "Chautari Restaurant" (74-15 Roosevelt Ave., with an entrance on 37th Rd.). The ownership has changed, and new signage should be installed next week, the fellow added.
Norling Tibet Kitchen
74-15 Roosevelt Ave, Queens, NY 11372