Mumbai Food & Drink
This city has numerous eating outlets like rooftop lounge bars, cafes, bars and restaurants. Kala Ghoda and Fort are considered as a hub to some of the best cafés and restaurants of Mumbai city. Mumbai is well known for its roadside fast food such as Vada Pavs, Maharashtrian Pav Bhaji (it is a bread roll of Portuguese-style with griddle-fried, Kanji Vada, spicy vegetable, salty doughnuts soaked in stirred mustard and chilli sauce), Dabeli, Bhelpuri, Panipuri, Mumbai masala mixture - which include puffed rice, potato, deep-fried vermicelli, crunchy pieces of puri, chopped onions and coriander, chilli paste, tamarind water and others. The stalls by the roadside of the city always remain crowded with fast food lovers.
Among beverages, tea is mostly consumed by the people of Mumbai followed by coffee. Fruit juices and coconutwater are the other popular drinks. You can find Irani cafés as a part of Cosmopolitan Heritage of Mumbai. To beat the heat of Mumbai you can have a glass of chilled milk shake with fresh fruits like pineapple, banana, mango, custard apple or chikoo.
Mumbaikars are habituated to alcohol and pop out in bars for beer even during lunchtime. The suburbs have some contemporary places with license for serving gourmet food along with imported wines, beers and cocktails.