The Smarter Entertainment Weekly

Aila Etiquette

For the most part, aila holds a religious significance. Drunk right, it awakens divine spirits. Drunk wrong, it knocks the living daylights out of you!

A Spicy Affair

Embassy Restaurant and Bar, known for their Japanese cuisine, recently launched a line of wasabi-flavored food and drinks.

A Sensory Safari

On the sidelines of an intimate wine tasting session by Wine World at Gokarna Forest Resort, Master Wine maker Wilhem Pienaar of Nederburg Wines, South Africa, spoke on breaking down wine’s elitist im...

Two States Together

Unlike Chetan Bhagat's 2 States, the coming together of North and South India at Soaltee Crowne Plaza's Kakori was smooth sailing, not to forget, absolutely delicious as well.

Never Enough Coffee

There's a new café in town with all the classic coffee options, plus original fresh-tasting food, and it's centrally located in Durbar Marg

Gracias Cloud Zero

When Cloud Zero was dishing out barbecue grills, it was good.

The native taste of World Cup

With late night matches being the bane of our sleep, it's time to move on from beers and switch on to drinks that are more refreshing, easy to gulp, and in vogue, like the FIFA World Cup itself.

Save Room For This

One of my biggest concerns while visiting Himalayan Java is the seating.

Chicken Delights in Boudhanath

While visiting Boudha — a place that manages to be both chaotic and peaceful at the same time — search for Kori's, a fresh new fast food eatery that won't disappoint.

Good Morning!

Because a brilliant day always begins with a splendid breakfast, Embassy Restaurant and Bar is here to make sure you have a good day, every day.

Exploring Nepali Dining

There are three things you need to know about dining at Bhojan Griha: 1) getting there can be tricky, 2) the quality of the food

To Love and Live Momos

There is a momo festival that takes place in the Valley every year that is flocked by thousands of people waiting to gobble down some delicious

Beauty in Between Breads

In a very short span of time Baker's Den has been able to carve a niche for itself in the world of baking. Now, they are also plating up beautiful golden breads

A Night in Italty

On 30 April, the third Italian Food and Film Festival brought Kathmandu closer to Italy with a generous helping of pasta and the mafia.

Flavorful & Free-For-All

Keep the warmth in the cool summer evenings with barbecued meat from Urban Food Market and sides from Cafe Mitra.

A Taste of Summer

This April, let the Mediterranean and its varied cuisine indulge your taste buds.

A kaleidoscope of Kebabs and Curries

Seasoned teams of well-travelled chefs from the Soaltee Crown Plaza bring their mystique lores of spices and techniques collected overtime to your tables. Be a part of this gala showcase of legendary...

Drinks for Spring

As the seasons change, so should our choice of beverages. Aditya Agrawal, Director of Global Trading Concern (P) Ltd and Arjun Bhandari, Ray Global, share their choice of refreshing drinks for the sun...

Feasting Fiestas Abound

Food festivals have been increasingly dotting the Kathmandu food map. Fr!day looks at how such increasing numbers is encouraging a new trend of eating-out in Kathmandu.