Food + Drink

Culinary Fest

Food + Drink

While Mall of America® is known for over 500 stores and attractions, it’s also a destination for some of the tastiest food in town. There’s no need to shop ‘til you drop when there are over 50 dining options all under one roof to keep you full of energy.

Get your tickets before they sell out! Experience one (or more!) of these events from now through November 11. 100% of the proceeds benefit Open Arms of Minnesota that provides free, nutritious meals to people living with life-threatening illnesses in the Twin Cities.

 

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Mezcal Dining Experience sponsored by Kimo Sabe Mezcal: November 1 - 3

Salty + Sweet: November 4

Restaurant Week: November 5 - 11

Progressive Dining: November 6 - 9

Chef Challenge: November 11

 

November 6 - 9
Enjoy a four course meal by traveling as a group to four different restaurants throughout the night. While enjoy each restaurant you’ll also be supporting Open Arms of Minnesota which provides nutritious meals to those with life-threatening illnesses in the Twin Cities area. Presented by Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine and Open Arms of Minnesota. 

Monday, November 6, 2017 – North Dining Track

  • 6p – 6:45p Tiger Sushi – Sushi sampler
  • 6:45 – 7:15p Cadillac Ranch – Spinach salad with bacon dressing
  • 7:15 – 8:15p Tucci Bennuch – Angel hair primavera or fresh fettuccine alfredo with chicken or baked spaghetti with meatball
  • 8:15p Shake Shack – Shack Attack

Monday, November 6, 2017 – South Dining Track

  • 6p – 6:45p Masu Sushi & Robata - Shiitake mushroom + vegetable spring roll, ginger duck gyoza w/plum sauce, bacon wrapped quail egg w/yakitori ginger & pork belly steamed bun w/hoison sauce
  • 6:45 – 7:15p Cantina Laredo – Cilantro chicken salad
  • 7:15 – 8:15p Firelake Grill House – Rosemary rotisserie chicken or mushroom gnudi or char grilled Alaskan salmon
  • 8:15p Paciugo – Three flavor cup of gelato

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 -  North Dining Track

  • 6 – 6:45p Twin City Grill – Chicken flatbread and spinach & artichoke dip
  • 6:45 – 7:15p Piada – Harvest grain + apple salad
  • 7:15 – 8:15p Cedar + Stone – Arctic char or pan roasted chicken or summer vegetable risotto
  • 8:15p Shake Shack – Shake Attack

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – South Dining Track

  • 6-6:45p Hard Rock Café – Southwest vegetarian spring rolls
  • 6:45 – 7:15p Firelake Grill House – Roasted tomato soup + puffed wild rice salad
  • 7:15 – 8:15p Cantina Laredo – Enchiladas Veracruz or enchiladas de avocado
  • 8:15p Paciugo – Three flavor cup of gelato

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 – South Dining Track

  • 6 – 6:45p Masu Sushi & Robata - Shiitake mushroom + vegetable spring roll, ginger duck gyoza w/plum sauce, bacon wrapped quail egg w/yakitori ginger & pork belly steamed bun w/hoison sauce
  • 6:45 – 7:15p Firelake Grill House – Roasted tomato soup + puffed wild rice salad
  • 7:15 – 8:15p CRAVE – Miso salmon or lemon garlic chicken or vegetable stir fry
  • 8:15p Paciugo – Three flavor cup of gelato

Thursday, November 9, 2017 – South Dining Track

  • 6 – 6:45p Margaritaville - Caribbean chicken egg rolls
  • 6:45 – 7:15p CRAVE – Signature Crave salad
  • 7:15 – 8:15p Cantina Laredo Enchiladas Veracruz or enchiladas de avocado
  • 8:15p Paciugo – Three flavor cup of gelato

Mall of America Culinary Fest Sweet and Salty

Stop by Southeast Court on Saturday, November 4, 2017 to sample the tastiest salty + sweet snacks that can be found at Mall of America and spin the wheel to win great prizes from MOA restaurants. Enjoy samples from: Doc Popcorn, Shake Shack, Cinnabon, Chipotle, Dough Dough, Vom Fass and more! 

Mall of America Culinary Fest Restaurant Week

Visit one of these restaurants November 5-11, 2017 to experience their special restaurant week menus.

Cantina Laredo

Dick’s Last Resort: 2 People for $30.00
Appetizer (choose one): Cheez Sticks, Fry’d Pickle Chips, Redneck Fondue
Entrée (Choose one per person): Bacon Cheddar Burger, Chicky Fry’d Chicky, The Dolly, Shrimp-A-Looza, Southwest Chicken Salad
Dessert: Chocko Chunk Cookie Sundae
2 for $50.00 Menu
Above menu plus one Mucho Dos Equis-Sauza Beerita with keeper glass to share. (Must be 21 and over to order)

Margaritaville: $9.99 price point menu with the following items; Rancho Deluxe burger, Fish Tacos, Cuban Sandwich, Hand Battered Chicken tenders, Landshark lager fish and chips.

Masu: $1 off ramen dishes

Enjoy a 3 – 4 course dinner that complements the smooth taste of Kimo Sabe Mezcal while benefiting a great cause, Open Arms of Minnesota. Your ticket includes dinner and a specialty drink or flight of Mezcal. Presented by Kimo Sabe Mezcal, Open Arms of Minnesota and Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine. www.kimosabemezcal.com

Thursday, November 2 
6:30 p.m.

CRAVE

Thursday, November 2
6:30 p.m.

Cantina Laredo

Friday, November 3
6:30 p.m.

Firelake Grill House