Food of Bumthang

For those looking to sample local delicacies, visiting what is known as the Buckwheat House, near Jakar Lhakhang is a must-try. Buckwheat is eaten mainly in Bumthang and this place offers 'Bumthang Indigenous Organic food' such as puta (noodles), Khuli (pancake), jangbali(pasta) among other dishes.

Alcohol beverages include ara, bangchang, singchang and changkoe. Unfiltered weiss beer is available at Panda Beer Garden and Bhutanese meals are for BTN 450. One could also try the tasty apple cider and wine available there. Bumthang Cheese Factory sells various cheeses, clover honey and apple cider.

For an authentic taste of Bhutanese cuisine, one could visit the following restaurants: Sonar Yangkhel and Sunny Restaurant (both in Jakar), Noryang Restaurant and Bar (opposite Wangdicholing Palace). For those bored of Bhutanese food, the following might provide some respite: Himalayan Pizza (Jakar), Cafe Perk (Jakar), Bumthang Pizza (near Jakhar Lhakhang).

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