KATHMANDU, Dec. 7 -- The co-founders of Cream and Crackles, Puspa Gurung Dwa, Saubhagya Joshi, and Binita Gurung had been discussing plans of opening up a coffee shop for quite a while before they launched the eatery at Kupondole in Lalitpur. At the last moment, they decided to make it more of a coffee and waffle station after seeing how well other newly opened waffle hubs around Kathmandu had been doing.

Cream and Crackles officially opened in late July this year and the Cream and Crackles team has been coming up with new themes, schemes, and creative food items since its inception to lure in new customers. The three founding friends have been involved in every aspect of the operation and have discussed every minute facet in great detai...