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Friday, May 1, 2009

Top 5 Food Towns in the Midwest

Categories: Arts & Culture

Midwest Living Magazine has recently named Bloomington, Indiana to their list of Top 5 Food Towns in the Midwest, confirming something that B-town locals and loyal visitors have known for years! With choices that range from casual to gourmet and home-cookin' to International flavor, Bloomington has much to offer those in search of a tasty meal. 

We're in good company - the rest of the list includes Madison, Wisconsin, Traverse City, Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan and Des Moines, Iowa. 

Restaurants mentioned by name in the Midwest Living article include the following:

Laughing Planet, 812.323.2233

Anyetsang's Little Tibet, 812-331-0122

FARMbloomington, 812.323.0002

Restaurant Tallent, 812-330-9801

Scholars Inn, 812.332.1892

Uptown Cafe, 812-339-0900

Roots on the Square, 812.336.7668

BLU Boy Chocolate Cafe, 812.334.8460

If you'd like to go explore Bloomington's dining scene, but you aren't sure where to start, don't just take Midwest Living's word for it - call the Bloomington Visitors Center at 800.800.0037 and ask for a personalized recommendation based on your own preferences to find the perfect dining spot for your breakaway to Bloomington!

Tosha Daugherty

Tosha Daugherty

Tosha was the primary contributor to the B-town Blog during her tenure as content coordinator. Her blogs covered a number of topics, from family activities to outdoor excursions.