What are the odds for this? Tokyo now has not one but two restaurants serving Bhutanese food. And not only are they both in the same Uehara neighborhood, they stand face to face on opposite sides of the same street.

It’s been several years since the diminutive Gatemo Tabum popped up in Yoyogi-Uehara, turning on the local populace to the mostly spicy delights of that remote Himalayan kingdom. Now, it has sprouted an offshoot, Calms, that is every bit as enigmatic as its name.

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