Gatemo Tabum
Yoyogi-Uehara: Bhutanese
Gatemo Tabum (Yoyogi-Uehara: Bhutanese)
Gatemo Tabum
Open noon-2, 6-11pm. Closed Mondays.
Sun: Open Sundays
no smoking: No smoking

A tiny cafe with a limited menu of four Bhutanese stews with rice, including a fiery version of ema datshi, a cheese and chili stew that's Bhutan's national dish. The other stews (pork and daikon, chicken, potato-cheese) are milder, and you can opt for a two-stew combo plate for Y900. There are also a few salads, fried tofu, and a tasty "Indian snack mix" with chopped vegetables and Masala spice. The drinks menu offers Edelpils beer on tap, German and Chilean wines, and Bhutanese rum, whisky, and teas. Classical music plays in the background, and the cafe is entirely non-smoking, just like Bhutan itself.

Yoyogi-Uehara
Shibuya-ku, Uehara 1-22-5.
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