Welcome to Central New York’s Dining Mecca! Ithaca and its surroundings reportedly have the most restaurants per capita of any area in the United States. We’re not surprised! But we’re pleased to say that food in this area excels in quality, not just quantity.
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If you love Viva Taqueria's legendary “Ith-Mex” tacos or enchiladas or margaritas this won’t surprise you -- Ithaca’s downtown corner eatery just landed on a list of New York State’s 13 best Mexican restaurants. [...]
This week, we're contemplating the idea that brunch may be the best invention ever. That hybrid of breakfast and lunch, served at a civilized hour, perhaps with a cocktail, and certainly with a cup of coffee, is a relaxing treat for a weekend or even a midday indulgence on a weekday. [...]
Here at 14850 Dining we love a good brunch, so it's nice to see a favorite local restaurant add brunch to their repertoire. That's what happened this spring with Bandwagon Brewpub in Downtown Ithaca. [...]
Happy 55th birthday this spring to Hal's Deli! The downtown eatery on Restaurant Row has offered inexpensive breakfasts and overstuffed sandwiches to countless generations of students and locals. [...]
Something new to be proud of! Ithaca really, really likes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, judging by our online orders of carry-out Mexican food, if nothing else. [...]
Looking to visit the nation’s top wine region? According to Thrillist, all you have to do is step out your door. Forget Washington State or Napa Valley; the best place to sample vino in the U.S. is none other than the Finger Lakes. [...]
It's Teacher Appreciation Day, and Chipotle loves educators so much they're giving all teachers, faculty, and staff a freebie from 3pm to close today. Yes, that includes college and university staff as well as local school teachers. [...]
I have been a wing fan to a literally unhealthy degree since Wings Over Ithaca opened my senior year of college, causing me to gain 10 lbs. in one semester. I’m not [...]
We like brunch. If you've been reading 14850 Dining for a while, you probably know that. This weekend, two great Ithaca restaurants jump into the brunch fray: Bandwagon Brewpub and Gola Osteria. [...]
This week, 14850 Dining is talking about Passover and its food traditions. Straight out of the Bible's Book of Exodus, the Passover story is about the Jewish people's departure from slavery in Egypt, and the holiday is full of traditions that recall aspects of that story. [...]