10 MUST HAVE VEGAN DISHES AT THE HIMALAYAN RESTAURANT What is veganism? Veganism is a type of vegetarian diet that excludes meat, eggs, dairy products and all other animal-derived ingredients. Is Himalayan Restaurant (Chicagoland – Niles and Gurnee) a good place for Vegans? This question has been answered by our customers who frequent the restaurant for the huge selection of…

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Catering for Legendary Nepali rock band Mukti N Revival show 11/29/2016 Himalayan restaurant was part of the event, Mukti N Revival live in Chicago. Organized by Tarang Entertainment on 11/29/2016, we worked with the group to come up with affordable yet delicious dinner set for the guests. We came up with the Himalayan dinner combo box, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian items. The…

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Chicken Choela is one of the most popular traditional non-vegetarian snacks in Nepal. Usually, choela or chowela is prepared with water buffalo meat however chicken cholea is another amazing variation of this dish. Popular among Newari community in Nepal, choela now has become a must have item throughout the Nepal. Choela preparation has many variations and the one below is the…

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MOMO | MOMO CHA: A word, that brings a forth a bout of hunger once it is uttered from the mouth. A simple word that triggers the brain to forget about the giant meal that was just devoured, triggering a surge of new hunger. So addictive, letting go of this dish is simply unimaginable. The phenomenon of why, when this word is…

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May 13th 2015 An Evening to Benefit Nepal Earthquake fundraising Dinner was held at Himalayan Restaurant – Nepali and Indian Cuisine on 13th May 2015. A total of $22,465 has been raised. Online tickets sales and donations total $13,064 and an additional $9,401 raised is the result of ticket sales at the door and donations received at The Himalayan. Thanks…

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Holi is a spring festival of color and love, primarily observed in India, Nepal, and other regions that have significant Indian and Nepali populations. It is celebrated in late February or March with singing, dancing, and most notably, bright colored dry powders and colored water that everyone throws at each other in good fun. Food and drinks are a large…

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By Izidora Angel of Daily Herald Himalayan Restaurant and Bar offers “a new take on homegrown Indian/Nepalese food,” according to its owners, and even those unfamiliar with the region’s traditional cuisine can agree that this restaurant hits high marks. While Indian and Nepalese restaurants are still a bit of a novelty in the suburbs, at least in large part to…

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Pinot Grigio I came across this article on the Wall Street Journal. I found it to be interesting and thought I post this on our blog. This article high lights the essence of one of the finest white wine Pinot Grigio. It also outlines the type of food that goes with Pinot Grigio. We have at the Himalayan Restaurant, Fish…

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Black Cardamom

Black cardamom (also known as brown cardamom, elaichi, thảo quả and tsao-ko) is a plant in the family Zingiberaceae. Its seed pods have a strong camphor-like flavor. The pods are used as a spice, in a manner similar to the regular Indian cardamom pods, but those have a drastically different flavor. Unlike green cardamom, this spice is rarely used in…

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