When in Goa, the most common phrase floating around is ‘Pig out!’ Indeed, eating and drinking in Goa is the main activity, perhaps even more than sightseeing and relaxing. Rave parties on the beachside are mostly eating and drinking, and when staying in the beach shacks, you can’t resist sampling delicious Goan dishes while sipping sweet juice. With the Goans’ laid-back and happy-go-lucky attitude, you cannot refuse to adapt to this same cheery attitude in terms of eating and especially, drinking.
Restaurants in Goa are almost everywhere. They are at hotels, sidewalks, beaches, shacks, villages, cities and remote towns. You have to try the streetside food, as it is generally the most authentic cooking along the coast. Goan dishes come in a wide variety of seafood dishes, vegetable and meat dishes. If you love seafood, the most famous is ambot-tik, a sweet and sour curry fish dish; caldeirada,a fish/prawns dish stewed with veggies and flavored with wine, racheiado, balchao and [Read more…]