Galawati Kebabs are definitely the superstars when it comes to Awadhi cuisine.
Boti is yet another speciality of Lucknow, you must not give up on, if you are a die-hard non-vegetarian.
Kebabs and botis are a must have, but so is Mutton Korma, a real jewel from the kitchen of Mughals.
You can get it at several Mughlai restaurants in the city, including Hotel Charminar in the Lal Bagh area.
You would have had biryani hundreds of times at hundreds of different places, but it is different in Lucknow.
Khastas are the traditional breakfast item of Lucknow, and these are too good to give a miss.