All travelers must try the cozy restaurants in Lhasa and should not miss the four special foods in Tibet, which are buttered tea, Tsamba, yak meat and Cordyceps chicken soup. The mild Tibetan cuisine features in it's variety and unique flavor. You cannot complete your Tibet tour without the tasty Tibetan food in Lhasa. So make a note of these four food items in the Tibetan cuisine which you must try in Lhasa.
Buttered tea, a nutritious beverage that can repel coldness, enhance body fluid while quenching thirst and eliminate fatigue all at once. The buttered tea takes tea as its main material mixed with some other food, so one can find various tastes when drinking it. Generally, buttered tea is a bit salty with aroma. According to Tibetan custom, the buttered tea is drunk in separate sips and after each sip the host refills the bowl to the brim. Thus the guest never drains his bowl because it is constantly topped up. Start your morning with a cup of buttered tea and add a Tibetan flavor to your whole day.