The local cuisine is rather simple but the simplicity of dishes does not take form the merit of ethnic culinary traditions. The table always performs hot baked bread for dinner. The city features a great variety of original bakeries. Apart from pastry the ethnic cuisine features a variety of delicious soups. Those gourmands passionately loving meat treats should surely try the soup with homemade sausages cevapcici and rich beef stock named goveja juha. The spiced soup kisla juha is made of pork. The sea foods fans will love the fish broth named ribji brodet.
The vegetarian diet enthusiasts will easily choose the first course among vegetable soups. The Vipavska jota soup deserves special attention of gourmands. The choice of main courses is really vast. Each restaurant of local cuisine will treat its visitors with stuffed sweet peppers, homemade spiced pork sausages, buckwheat porridge and, of course, pilaf which is made either with meat or sea foods.
The wines from local cellars are also worth mentioning. These are of extreme popularity in many countries of the world. The fans of exotic treats should try the dishes made of horse meat which are considered to be genuine ethnic treats. The Hot-Horse restaurant also offers its guests the vastest choice of dainty dishes. Apart from meat treats the menu of the Hot-Horse restaurant also features a great variety of vegetable dishes. The menu will also offer special treats for beer fans. The considerable choice of beer sorts will meet any taste and fancy.