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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This week, we’re checking out Old Mexico Restaurant and Cantina on Route 13 in Ithaca’s southwest. This family-owned Mexican restaurant and cantina offers Mexican [...]
Fifteen years feels like forever, but it also feels like just yesterday. Fifteen years ago tomorrow, Andy Castrenze died. The longtime owner of Andy's 3rd Street Cafe passed away just a few months after his eponymous restaurant closed. [...]
Happy 50th birthday to the Lincoln Street Diner, which opened in its current Fall Creek location in 1964 as Mae’s Diner. It also used to be Bud’s Diner, and [...]
We're enjoying a repeat visit to Mercato Bar & Kitchen in downtown Ithaca this week. After a couple of years gaining momentum, this Aurora Street eatery has became a solid favorite, offering a creative Italian-inspired menu, terrific attention to detail, and masterfully prepared food. [...]
Bob Petrillose, the legendary founder of the Hot Truck, passed away last night after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Credited with inventing the French Bread [...]