Pork is not everyone’s cup of tea. The meat has to be cooked in just the right way so as to render the fat properly. However, for those who do love it, nothing else could serve as a substitute. From pulled pork sandwiches to honey glazed slow-roasted pork, this versatile meat is downright sinful in every avatar. If you are a pork lover in Bangalore, then you must try these delectable pork dishes that will leave you crying for more.
5. Viet Spare Ribs at Phobidden Fruit
Most of the regulars at Phobidden Fruit order the delicious Viet Spare Ribs. The highlight that makes it one of the best dishes in Bangalore is that the meat is very succulent and falls right off the bone. These spare ribs have a yummy caramelized flavour because they are tossed in a thick sweet sauce. Pair this dish with the ever popular Pho and you can enjoy an authentic Vietnamese experience.
4. Jeyuk-Chulpan at Hae Kum Gang
Hae Kum Gang is known for its incredible mix of Japanese, Korean, and Oriental cuisine. Jeyuk-Chulpan is a dish of sliced pork that is stir fried with veggies such as greens, onions, and mushrooms. It is served on a sizzler plate with spicy chili sauce and a bowl of vegetable broth and sticky rice. This Asian restaurant also offers you a variety of sushi rolls such as Kimchi Seafood Roll and Mountain Crab Roll, but it’s the pork that rules the roost.
3. Braised Pork Burrito Bowl at Chinita
If you are tired of all the Asian pork options and want to try something new, head to the Mexican restaurant Chinita. The Braised Pork Burrito is much-loved pork dish here. Slow-braised shredded pork is rolled into a tortilla along with spicy salsa, cheese, sour cream, cheese, jalapenos, and cilantro rice – voila! Try the Chocolate Chili Cake – a decadent combination of dark chocolate and chili – for a fitting end to a porky-meal. This cosy restaurant serves authentic Mexican cuisine and that too at economical prices.
Head to Zingron for enjoy some of the best authentic Naga cuisine in Bangalore. Their iconic smoked pork ribs are smoked over wood for days. Before smoking them, these ribs are marinated in a mixture of bhoot jolokia chili, ginger, and garlic. Order a Rice beer to go along with this pork dish and you will feel like you are actually in Nagaland enjoying these iconic dishes.
1. Char Sui Bao at The Fatty Bao
Another restaurant in Indira Nagar that is renowned for its mouth-watering pork dishes is The Fatty Bao. The Char Sui Bao is a must-try dish with unique flavour combinations, from the sweetness of the barbecued pork to the tartness of the green apple kimchi. Some of the other dishes that are extremely popular among regulars are Pork Belly with Miso Jam and Ramen.
How to Get There:
Where: 965, 12th Main, HAL 2nd Stage, Off 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore
Contact: 080 41255175 | 080 41107735
Timing: All Days 12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM
Cost: ₹1,100 for two people
Hae Kum Gang
Where: 20, Paul Castle, Castle Street, Ashoknagar, Brigade Road Area, Brigade Road, Bangalore
Contact: 080 49652616
Timings: All Days 11:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Cost: ₹1,500 for two people (VAT extra)
Where: 218, Near BDA Complex, Double Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore
Contact: +91 9686551896 | 080 41637107
Timings: Mon Closed | Tue – Sun 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM, 7:30 PM to 11 PM
Cost: ₹900 for two people
Where: Solitaire, 62, 2nd Floor, 1st A Main, Koramangala 7th Block, Bangalore
Contact: 080 40997506 | +91 9483414002
Timings: Mon Closed | 11 AM to 11:30 PM
Cost: ₹650 for two people
The Fatty Bao – Asian Gastro Bar
Where: 610, 3rd Floor, 12th Main, Off 80 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore
Contact: 080 49652109
Timings: Mon – Thus 12 Noon to 3 PM, 7 PM to 10:30 PM | Fri – Sat 12 Noon to 3 PM, 7 PM to 11:30 PM | Sun 12 Noon to 3 PM, 7 PM to 10 PM
Cost: ₹2,400 for two people (VAT & service charges extra) + Quirk Card Discount!