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Friday Find with Sara Hopkins Realtor | Episode 34 – Kathmandu

Posted at 9:57 am on March 3, 2021

You’ve GOT to check out one of my favorite places, Kathmandu Restaurant! This place is a hidden gem, formerly on the south side of Des Moines, and now in Windsor Heights. Serving Nepalese and Indian cuisine, this restaurant offers a delicious menu filled with fresh ingredients and exceptional flavor. The owner and chef, Thakur, and his family arrived in Des Moines in 2010 as refugees. After many years of wanting to open up their own restaurant, in 2016 the family opened Kathmandu.
I filmed this Friday Finds video nearly a year ago. Thakur was kind enough to let me in before the restaurant had officially opened for the day and we planned to go back that weekend for dinner to film the food. Well overnight the world shut down and life got crazy. I naively assumed life would go back to normal and I could finish this at a later date.. but that never happened! So you will see video of some take out meals we did over the summer, and I know restaurant dining looks very different now. But this owner’s story is too amazing not to share with the world so I wanted to post now! Kathmandu has a great website offering online ordering & they are open for dine in as well. Be sure to come out to support this amazing family!
And if you’re looking for suggestions, my favorite is the Gobi Manchurian. And Thakur recommends the Chicken Sekuwa. Enjoy!

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