Dan Ran, One of the best venues for Japanese food in this part of town. Jhamsikhel, (01) 5521027
Little Italy, Go vegetarian at this new Italian food chain and don’t forget to end your meal with the chef’s special, the chocolate bomb. Kamaladi, (01) 4233577
Hyatt Regency, Mouthwatering kebabs and curries at The Café, prepared by Chef Bhanu Aryal and his team of Indian chefs. 22 to 31 July, 6.30 to 10.30 pm, The Café, Hyatt Regency Kathmandu, Rs 2,000 plus taxes per person, (01) 4491234
Bajeko Sekuwa, This monsoon splurge on jhol momo at Labim Mall’s Bajeko Sekuwa and also relish a wide variety of other meat delicacies.
Lhakpa’s Chulo, Nepali dal-bhat, Newarikhaja, Swiss Rösti, Italian risotto, and Thai green curry – take your pick.
Jhamsikhel, (01) 5542986
Pulchok, The place to head to for Bhutanese and Tibetan cuisine, pleasant and spacious garden, ideal for big gatherings. Thamel, (01) 4412158