Nomad Tibetan Restaurant 1593 Solano Ave./Tacoma Ave., (510) 984-0738. L W-Sun, D daily.
Featuring a woodsy decor, with hand-crafted wood tables and art by a local Tibetan artist, this comfortable spot provides a restive retreat. A good way to start a meal is with the juicy beef momo dumplings, which are very much like pot stickers, and particularly tasty with the house sauce. Among the many vegetarian items is duluma, a slice of eggplant topped with an assortment of other vegetables in a tasty sauce. Traditionally, ting-mo—hand-