I'm not a rabid steak chaser either, but I definitely do not disdain meat. Yet I did not miss it at all during my stay in Bangalore. I was aware that vegetarianism was not uncommon in India, but I was not aware of the actual impact of such a dietary choice in both domestic and commercial environments.
Many of the eateries are concentrated in the city's Mission District, a once seedy neighborhood that was the stronghold of the city's large Latino community, now slowly but surely being overtaken by trendy shops and all variety of ethnic dining options. Many also tout their California inspirations: namely fresh, organic, local, seasonal and sustainable produce.