Local Restaurant Celebrates 15 years In Nederland

It’s all about the love

Barbara Lawlor


Kathmandu celebrated its 15th anniversary on Friday, April 5, and owners Resham Gurung and Loc Malla were surprised and overjoyed at the turnout. A line formed outside the door with clientele who have come to love the Nepalese buffet that is offered every day of the week.

On Friday, it was a half off deal, but mostly people came to tell Resham and Loc how appreciated they were. Loc watched the happy diners and said, with tears in his eyes. “I am crying. There are so many people who love us.”

Guests also were blown away by the Nokuthula band that was vibrant, colorful and energetic: a most happy kind of African band. Andre Mallinger on marimba and vocals; John Leventhal on marimba and vocals; Mary McHenry on vocal, percussion and dance; Matt Tucker on drum kit; Kama Knapp on bass and vocals; Barbara Kulton on mbira ad hosho and Dave Corbus on Guitar.