Whether you have a hankering for a kimchi pancake or a kebab — or if you just want to expand your culinary horizons — Bloomington, Indiana, is the place to go. Home to Indiana University, Bloomington has attracted people from all over the world who come to live and learn. You can experience different cultures, one bite at time, at the plethora of ethnic restaurants (more than 75!) that dot this southern Indiana town. Here are just a few:
Anyetsang’s Little Tibet Restaurant
Himalayan/Nepalese, Thai, Indian cuisine
415 E. 4th St.
Try: Momo Tibetan dumplings, curries, mango lassi (yogurt-based drink)
413 E. 4th St.
Try: Fried rice, pho, tea leaf salad
210 S. Grant St.
Try: Boba and milk teas, beef rendang (Indonesian curry), ramen
Do Asian Fusion Cuisine and Lounge
Asian Fusion cuisine
404 E. 4th St.
Try: Korean fried chicken, ramen
The Irish Lion
212 W. Kirkwood Ave.
Try: Blarney Puff Balls (fried potato balls), fish and chips, lamb chops
409 E. 4th St.
Try: Bibimbap, kimbabs (a Korean version of norimaki sushi), kimchi pancake
Le Petit Café
308 W. 6th St.
Try: Crepes, steak dinner
100 W. 6th St.
Try: Vegetarian items, kebabs, aushak (steamed dumplings)
430 E. 4th St.
Try: Pineapple fried rice, pad thai
Taste of India
316 E. 4th St.
Try: Butter chicken, chicken pasanda