Food in Bengaluru is diverse and covers all choices from local udupi vegetarian dishes to North India specials, Chinese cooking and US style burgers. Suggested udupi dishes are spicy rice and rasam curry. Thindi Beedi, or Food Street, is the best location to sample snacks like dosa, bhaji and roti with curry mix. Choosing a venue for a night out is not difficult with Jimi's Beer Cafe, the Night Queen pub and Soho Bar and Grill among popular choices.Shopping
Shopping opportunities in Bengaluru are varied, with everything from traditional Indian bazaars to modern malls available. Commercial Street is a favourite with tourists and offers a market atmosphere with vendors selling colourful clothes, jewellery, antiques and accessories for mobile telephones. The Forum and Garuda are two of the larger shopping malls in the city and have outlets for international brands such as Marks & Spencer, Nike and Jimmy Choo.