I had posted the following on Twitter: If you had to order just one dish from any place in Bangalore, what would that be? Looking for recommendations.

Got tons of replies. Compiling this list so that you all never run out of ideas! I know a lot of people requested me to not delete the thread, but sadly that is not something I can do. But you can bookmark this blogpost instead :)

  • Brick Oven - Pizza
  • Nasi n Mee - Asian
  • Boneless chicken biryani from Meghana Koramangala
  • The Fatty Bao - Char Siu Pork Baos & Lemon Cheesecake
  • Taiki - California & Philadelphia rolls (sushi)
  • Pasta Street - Chicken Al Pomodoro
  • The Potbelly Cafe - Fish / Chicken Biryani
  • Leon Grill - chicken fillet burger
  • Tom’s - Tom’s special chicken curry + Appam, Chicken ghee roast
  • Sodabottleopenerwala - Salli boti and pav
  • Bombay Brassiere - Bread pudding, Prawn Mango Curry
  • Paris Panini - Hugo + onion rings
  • Bharatiya Jalpan - Dahi papdi chaat
  • From nearest darshini - Masala dosa
  • Permit Room - Hyderabadi chicken curry + Dosa, Beef fry on coin parottas, Paati’s magic rasam, Okra podi chips and Haleem Samosa
  • Sly granny - Arabiata pasta
  • Third wave - Basque cheesecake
  • Tandoori Taal - Chicken tikka masala + Naan/biryani rice
  • A2B - Idli vada
  • Al-Amanah - Chicken crispy roll
  • Chung’s - Hunan chicken + Burnt garlic fried rice
  • Zaitoon - Effa Dajaj or anything middle eastern
  • Smoor - Desserts
  • Sethi’s Homemade kitchen Indiranagar - Homemade North Indian food
  • Little Italy - 11” Sicilia pizza
  • Whitefeild Socials - Achari Basa
  • The whole in the wall cafe - Masala Bombay toast, French toast
  • Vasudev Adigas - Idly vade sambhar dippaa
  • Mysuru Coffee Thindi - Enne benne tuppa beda masala dose
  • Chinita - Soyrizo Vegan Burrito with mushrooms.
  • HSR High Street- Podi Dosa and Idly
  • Brahmins- Idli
  • Sea rock - Literally anything
  • Hyderabad Biryaani House, Victoria layout - Chicken Biryani
  • Zaitoon - Effa Dajaj or anything middle eastern
  • ITC Windsor - North Indian! (THE daal bhukara)
  • Green Theory - Vegan
  • Burma Burma - Samosa soup and Mango Salad
  • Street Storyss - Rajma Khichdi
  • Goila Butter Chicken - The namesake
  • Sanchez for the Tres Leches, Chianti for the tiramisu!
  • Arogya aahara - Masala dosa, vada, coffee
  • Kunafa World - Classic cream Kunafa
  • Chianti - Spinach ravioli in sage butter sauce, prawns in garlic butter, tiramisu
  • Nagarjuna - Biryani, Chicken 65 and Pepper mutton/chicken.
  • Tarbouche - Chicken whole meat platter.
  • Sangam Sweets - Kachori, other namkeens (this one’s a secret and I’m making a big leap sharing it with the world lol).
  • Fresh Pressery - Avocado chicken sandwich.
  • Leon Grill - Burger combo 4 (hidden gem)
  • Candice’s Gourmet Sandwiches - any of the Banh Mi variants
  • Hae Kum Gang - Gimbap
  • Chinita - Fish grilled tacos, horchata and flan (a dream meal). Or the prawn chinita salad.
  • The Hole in the Wall cafe - lemon cream waffles.
  • Arogya Ahaara - Dosa, Idli & Vada Face savouring food
  • Portland Steak House/The Only Place - Chateaubriand Supreme
  • The Pump House - Tawa fish fry
  • India Coffee House - Mutton cutlet
  • Natraj - Chhole bhature
  • Anand Sweets - Sooji gol gappe
  • Milano - Dark chocolate gelato
  • Beijing Bites - Fried paneer momos (fried key)
  • Five Star Chicken - Masala fries (yes)
  • Chaayos - Desi chai, add adrak tulsi kali mirch
  • Happy Belly Bakes - Salted caramel chocolate / ferrero cake
  • Bhartiya Jalpan - Chole Bhature/Pani Puri
  • Shanghai Court - Veg Chilli Chowmein
  • Meghana Biryani - Aloo Dum/Egg Biryani
  • The Nosh House - Mushroom Aglio Olio
  • Mumbai Tiffin - Thali
  • Cream Stone - Ferrero Rocher
  • Claytopia - Tukpa
  • Polar Bear - Death by Chocolate
  • Vidhyari bhavan - Dosa
  • CTR - Dosa
  • Corner house - Hot chocolate fudge/ DBC
  • Pasta street - Pasta
  • Truffles - multiple dishes
  • Little Italy - Pasta del Barone (pink sauce pasta)
  • Dofu - Boba cheesecake
  • Chez Marianick - Pizza
  • Mumbai Tiffin - Aloo Paratha
  • Sharief Bhai - Briyani
  • Habibi Falafel - Hummus and veggies roll
  • New Shanthi Sagar (Domlur): Rawa onion dosa and musambi juice
  • Fatty bao - Fatty pho
  • Suryawanshi - Fish thali, keema pao, misal pao
  • Bhojohori manna - Kosha magsho, luchi, any fish and rice thali, pabrai nolengur er icecream
  • Kota kachori - Aloo pyaaz kachori, chaat
  • Truffles - All american cheese burger XL
  • Zeeshan - Biryani
  • Toscano - Lemon grilled basa
  • Karama - KarachiNaan/TawaMurgh
  • Shivajji military hotel - Karnataka donne style
  • Boring institute - Biryani
  • Mumbai Xpress - Bindaas Bombay Burger
  • Aligarh House - Very underated but very good Kashmiri food and Biryani
  • Cafe Soy - Asian food
  • Andhra Gunpowder - Andhra food
  • Petuk - Bengali food
  • The Circle Dream - Pizza
  • Chinita - Tacos
  • Burger Signeur - Burgers
  • Maa Di Hatti - Roti and paneer curries. 
  • Anand Sweets - Purani Dilli
  • Itsah - Shwarma
  • Mumbai XpressFor - Bindaas Bombay Burger
  • HSR High Street/Anjappar/Hotel Junior Kuppanna/Potful(Claypot Biriyani was novel)/Shanmukha - Biriyani
  • Nizam’s Kitchen - Spicy Biriyani
  • Andhra Gunpowder - Andhra Non Veg meals
  • Fenny’s - Onion Glazed Chicken / Caramel Pudding
  • Brik Oven - Seafood Pizza
  • God’s own café (shut) - Prawn Ghee Roast
  • Asia Kitchen - Chinese
  • Cakewala- Dahi Puff
  • Puchkas- Chaat / Tandoori Momos
  • Homms - Whacky Momos
  • Kairali - Fish curry rice / Fried Fish
  • Dindigul Thalappakatti / Mani’s - Biryani
  • Leon’s - Peri Peri Chicken Salad
  • Punjabi Rasoi - Afghani Chicken
  • Kapoor’s / Murali’s (closed) - Chole Bhatura
  • Shubh - Jalebi Rabri
  • Khawa Karpo - Thupka
  • La-Pinoz - Pizza
  • Shree Khana Khazana - Ghar ka khana
  • MTR indranagar - wheat dosa Grinning face with smiling eyes
  • LaPinoz - Cheezy7 Pizza
  • HaveMore, new BEL Road - Dahi Bhalla
  • Box8 - Moongdal halwa
  • Havmor - Mango/Seetaphal Ice-cream
  • NIC - Anjeer/Almod Jaggery Kulfi
  • Truffles - Peri Peri Chicken Burger
  • Nuty’s - Fish keema with Roti (if they ever start serving it again)
  • Empire - Shawarma
  • Smoor - Gooey Cake
  • Santé - Dark chocolate milkshake
  • Lazy Suzy - Hazelnut hot chocolate
  • Chinita - Burrito Bowl
  • Oh Calcutta - engali
  • CTR - Benne Masala Dosa
  • Burma Burma - Samosa soup and Mango Salad
  • Street Storyss - Rajma Khichdi
  • Burma Burma - Khow Suey
  • DYU Art Cafe, Koramangala - Banoffee Pie
  • You Mee - Asian
  • Truffles - Cottage Chese Burger (veg) / peri peri chicken burger (non veg)
  • Chalukya Hotel - Any dish even north indian food is also good
  • Glen’s Bakehouse -Red Velvet cupcakes
  • Toast and Tonic - Tuna Pokè Bowl
  • Happy Belly Bakes - Salted Caramel Cake
  • Naturals - Tender Coconut Ice cream
  • Pho Biden - Grilled Meat in Lettuce Cups
  • Coorg Food Co - Onake Erachi
  • Karavalli@The Gateway - Patrade
  • Carnivale de Goa - Crispy Okra
  • Misu - Nasi Goreng
  • Lucky chan - California Maki
  • Social - Butter chicken biryani
  • Milano Ice cream - Choux Pastry
  • Lakeview Milkbar - Banofee Waffle (Highly Recommended)
  • The Filter Coffee - Idli
  • FlyingKombucha - Ginger Kombucha
  • Smoodies - Strawberry Smoothie
  • Flax - It’s a tofu thing