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Where To Eat In Sikkim

Traditional cuisine to other multi-cuisine restaurants line the streets.

The traditional cuisine of Sikkim is available in all the major hotels and restaurants. Rice is a staple in the daily meals of people from this region. The people of Sikkim have an appetite for non-vegetarian food. The food from this part of India has well moved towards the plains, with major Indian cities serving up the traditional dishes from Sikkim and Tibet.

Momos or the steamed dumplings are an eternal favourite. Thukpa/Gya-Thuk or the Noodle Soup, the fermented vegetables or Gundruk and Sinki, cottage cheese or Chhurpi, fermented black gram or Masaurya Mutton Curry or Pakku are eternal favourites with the tourists.

The state produces a variety of liquor with traditional recipes. Fermented Maize, Barley, Cassava Root and Finger Millet is brewed locally to produce some of the best tasting beer. Raksi is the wine of Sikkim.

M.G. Road in Gangtok is lined with a lot of eateries. The hotels in the city are also equipped with their own restaurants as well. Snow Lion is a popular restaurant housed within the Tibet hotel.

Some of the popular restaurants in Sikkim include the China Palate in the New Market area. Moti Mahal, Oberoi Barbeque are other popular joints in the New Market area, Dragon Den on M.G. Marg, Hotel Sher-e-Punjab on NH 31A. A number of bakeries serving fresh breads and cakes also line the markets. Bakers Cafe on M.G. Road, Cafe Tibet on NH 31A, Porky in the New Market area are some of the famous ones in Sikkim.

 

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