Karnataka is a gourmet's delight with its vast array of eateries, both traditional and modern. For avid food connoisseurs Karnataka offers a wide choice of cuisines, from the traditional to the exotic. Besides the indigenous fares, restaurants serve South Indian, North Indian, Chinese and continental meals are available.
Most of the eateries offer the signature South Indian platter with
rice, rasam, sambar, palya, kosambari, pickles, papads, and buttermilk
served traditionally on a plantain leaf. One can also try the simple but
excellent fare offered at the several "Idli" shops, and the
Lip smacking dishes of North Karnataka await those who have planned a
trip to the North Karnataka circuit of tourist attractions. The North
Karnataka meals offer jolada roti, pulses palya, soppu palya, yennegai
(thick brinjal gravy) and also five different types of pudis and
pickles. The ones planning a trip to the coastal region can savour kotte
idlis, a coastal delicacy (idlis steamed in jackfruit leaf) served with
sambar and chutney.
Bangalore is dotted with trendy restaurants and uber chic pubs. Pubs
Black Cadillac, the Pub World, NASA, The Underground, Guzzler's Inn, The
Nightwatchman are some of the popular pubs of the city.