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Published on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Eat your way through the Ryder Cup

If you are heading to Bloomington for the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine be sure to enjoy the foodie side of this Minnesota city. A good trip is full of good food. And in Bloomington, you're never far from a delicious meal. Try a different restaurant for each night of the week at this foodie heaven.

Starting on 30th September 2016, the Ryder Cup isn't just about the golf, in Bloomington you're invited to taste your way through the competition.

Friday's Lunch:

Tucci Benucch captures the essence of true Italian cooking in the heart of Bloomington, by using classic techniques and featuring seasonal, sustainable ingredients sourced from local farmers. Tucci Benucch has been a local favourite for over 20 years in the Mall of America. The restaurant focuses on the highest quality ingredients, from pasta sauces to mozzarella and sausages made in house.

Tucci Benucch

Friday's Dinner:

Cedar + Stone, Urban Table is JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America's flagship restaurant, serving up American breakfast, lunch and dinner fare. Inspired by relationships with farmers within 200 miles of Cedar + Stone, guests will enjoy a fusion of cultures with non-guilty pleasures. Experience refined chef-crafted dishes artistically presented, inspired around Minnesota's natural roots and local culture. Delightfully pair all of our dishes with premium wines, regional spirits and hops.

Cedar + Stone, Urban Table

Saturday's Lunch:

Tandoor is an authentic Indian restaurant in Bloomington, Minnesota. Enjoy traditional recipes made with the be30st quality ingredients, and baked in traditional clay ovens to bring a true taste of Indian cuisine. Tandoor has been serving the Bloomington area for over 20 years, and has served thousands of curries, so you know you are in for a treat.


Saturday's Dinner:

At Osaka Seafood Steakhouse, you will enjoy a unique cuisine. For an unforgettable, entertaining dining experience, sit at the hibachi grill and see the teppanyaki chefs put on a show for the entire family. For sushi lovers, the sushi bar offers many daily specials or ask the sushi chefs to prepare your own custom roll right before your eyes.

Osaka Seafood Steakhouse

Sunday's Lunch:

Meatball Spot does what it says on the tin, with a variety of meatballs from classic to chicken, and sauces from spicy meat sauce to mushroom gravy. Salads, sandwiches and flatbreads are also on the menu. The Mall of America branch opened earlier this year and is the first Minnesota spot for the Las Vegas-based concept.

Meatball Spot

Sunday's Dinner:

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar features a chic bar area, a craft cocktail list, and mouth-watering desserts. FireLake has reinvented local dining by capturing the essence of the best that Minnesota has to offer with a farm-to-table concept that incorporates fresh and local produce wherever possible—all with a creative flair and an irresistible presentation. Regionally Grown. Minnesota Inspired.

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar

And this is just the start if you are hungry for more check out 


The Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau markets Bloomington, Minnesota, and is home to Mall of America and near St. Paul and Minneapolis attractions and attracts domestic and international visitors. Bloomington is located ten minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul, and 5 km from the MSP International Airport.  Bloomington, MN is also a premier destination for meetings and conventions. Bloomington has 43 hotels, most with free parking and shuttles to the airport and Mall of America®. We are connected to light rail and have no taxes on clothing or shoes! Mall of America features world-class shopping at more than 520 stores. Visit for more information and learn about The Big Ticket™, the 3-day attractions pass.



Further information and images are available by contacting:

Georgina Evans-Phillips

Cellet Marketing and Public Relations

01295 722816

[email protected]

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