First and foremost, get ready for plenty of hot and spicy. For a country full of zen-ful attitudes, food in Bhutan sure speaks from an opposite and fiery end of the spectrum. If you’re a lover of chilies and piquant flavors, then you’re in heaven!
Local cuisine incorporates lots of chilies, red peppers, spinach, cabbage, chicken, beef, yak…etc. Vegetarians will be offered many choices as a huge population in Bhutan don’t eat meat due to religious practices.
Since most travelers arrive in Bhutan with guided tours, meals are often pre-arranged either at local restaurants or hotel buffets in which you’ll most likely encounter these 13 aromatic and tempting dishes. Eat well to refuel for that trek up Tiger’s Nest!