Food

Food as science in upcoming Ithaca is Foodies tour

February 16, 2018

We've all heard there are “five basic tastes” we can discern (sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and umami), and this month’s Ithaca is Foodies culinary tour sets out to explore Downtown Ithaca’s flavors in a way that highlights each. [...]

Comfort food with a side of history at the Lincoln Street Diner

November 16, 2017

This week, we’re back at the Lincoln Street Diner, which opened in its current Fall Creek location in 1964 as Mae’s Diner. With breakfast and lunch Monday through Saturday, it’s a perfect place for a quick but hot lunch on a chilly day, or an early-morning breakfast. [...]

Welcome to Ithaca! Now, what’s for dinner?

August 19, 2017

We like to say that Ithaca and its surroundings have the most restaurants per capita of any area in the United States. Every year about this time, we know people are looking around and wondering where to eat. We have some ideas! [...]
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