Cuisine is an integral part of any local culture, and no trip to Podgorica is complete without tasting the traditional Podgorica food. This directory offers information about the traditional dishes and drinks available in Podgorica to help visitors better understand the local food culture and make an informed decision when trying them.
- Bela vešalica: white hat.
- Čorbast Pasulj: bean stew with smoked ribs and various types of salami and sausages.
- Đuveč: made with beef, olives, tomatoes, mushrooms, rice, onions, herbs, and spices.
- Goulash: is a stew of meat and vegetables (especially onion), seasoned with paprika and other spices.
- Japraci: rastan, beef meat, onion, rice, spices, herbs, dry meat.
- Kačamak: is made of cornmeal. Potato, feta cheese or Kaymak are sometimes added.
- Lignje na žaru: fried calamari.
- Pašticada: is a stewed beef dish cooked in special sauce.
- Paštrovski makaruli: buckwheat pasta.
- Prsuta: a dry-cured ham, served uncooked.
- Punjene paprike: stuffed peppers.
- Sataraš: made with bell peppers.
- Svinjski vrat: pork ham.
- Krstač: the wine may be rich, of harmonious bouquet and of light yellow color with 12.5% alcohol.
- Lozova rakija: grape brandy.
- Nik Gold beer: a Pale Lager beer by Trebjesa.
- Nikšičko beer: only sold in the bottles and or in the tins, there is no Draught beer at all.
- Nikšićko tamno: a Schwarzbier beer by Trebjesa.
- Rakia: is an alcoholic beverage that is produced by distillation of fermented fruit.
- Sljivovica: distilled beverage made from Damson plums.
- Vranac wine: or Vranec, have a bright purple hue and a nose full of red berries and fruit jams.