During the year 2016, when ex Noma chef and Tom Aikens protégé James Sharman kicked off the first eatery at Mount Everest, the web users turned crazy. Now, something related has taken place in the serene surroundings of Ladakh, however this time, the record is made by three local youths with aim to produce something pioneering and practical.
You will really be shocked to get acquainted with the fact that on Leh-Manali National Highway, there is an exclusive Ice Cafe -a eatery fabricated inside a huge Ice Stupa in Gya Meeru rural community of Ladakh, which has become a piece of attraction for thousands of tourists, localites and visitors.
Who fabricated this cafe?
As per a media report, this exclusive cafe has been fabricated by Border Road Organisation bureaucrats together with three local localites including Jigmet Tundup, Nawang Punchok and Sonam Chosdup, who got encouraged by the Rolex Awardee Sonam Wangchuk’s idea of saving the winter water.
How was it constructed?
This imaginatively made eatery got set up by permitting water to fall on funnel-shaped net arrangement from a definite height and once the water began freezing on the net, additional water was appended to augment the width and dimension of the cone arrangement.
Till when this exceptional cafe will survive?
It is anticipated that this exclusive cafe will live on until mid-May. While talking to medi, one of the associates stated that they wished to have a restaurant as visitors coming to witness the Ice Stupa demand some hot tea, coffee or noodles so they made their minds to construct Ice Cafe within their Ice Stupa and got a vast reaction.
How will it advantage the surroundings?
As per sources, once these stupas will begin melting during mid-May, the water will get amassed in tanks and will get utilized to nourish the planted land, making use of a drip irrigation arrangement in the Ladakh area of J&K.
What do they offer?
The cafe offers hot tea, coffee or noodles to the visitors.