The diversity of cuisine is reflective of the social and economic diversity of Bangalore.
However, some people also attribute the origin of this word to Bangalore.
British Dictionary definitions for Bangalore
a city in S India, capital of Karnataka state: printing, textiles, pharmaceuticals. Pop: 4 292 223 (2001) Alternative official name Bengaluru (ˌbeŋɡəlˈuːru)
a state of S India, on the Arabian Sea: consists of a narrow coastal plain rising to the South Deccan plateau; mainly agricultural. Capital: Bangalore. Pop: 52 733 958 (2001). Area: 191 791 sq km (74 051 sq miles) Former name (1956–73) Mysore