EDITORS’ PICK—Best Reason To Visit a Strip Mall in Rancho Cordova

Udupi Cafe
2226 Sunrise Blvd., Rancho Cordova; (916) 851-5900; udupicafe.net

The Indian cuisine at this unassuming restaurant located between a used bookstore and an animal hospital in Rancho Cordova’s Sunriver Shopping Center is 100 percent vegetarian with numerous vegan options. Want to sample a little of (most) everything? Stop in for the lunch buffet, offered every day except Tuesday (when the restaurant is closed).