Summer is short on the Tibetan Plateau, beginning in late June with the hills gradually turning green. By late September, the wind, with a biting chill, begins to remind you of winter's approach. In early October the mornings greet you with a luminous layer of frost. But in summer, with a steady stream of picnics, Tibetans love to celebrate this glorious time of year, when the sun shines between stormy skies and the pasture is a riot of wildflower color. To honor summer, Norlha staged its own version of a Tibetan picnic, in a setting blending East and West.
Set in Western style, Norlha's table hosts diners gathered from Tibet and the Mediterranean, in a unique blend that, like Norlha itself, bridges the best of both worlds.