Exploring Ithaca's pizza picks

Exploring Ithaca's pizza picks

This week, 14850 Dining is looking around town for some great pizza. There are few topics more polarizing than what constitutes "real pizza," and depending on where you're from, your definition may vary quite a bit!

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Where to combat those late-night munchies around Ithaca

Where to combat those late-night munchies around Ithaca

Every once in a while, we give in to temptation and get something to eat in the wee hours. Call it a "fourthmeal" as Taco Bell does if you like, call it a late-night snack, or maybe "Oops, I forgot to eat dinner," but whatever you call it, it's better than going to bed hungry.

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Tacos at their street-food best at downtown Ithaca's Gorgers Taco Shack

Tacos at their street-food best at downtown Ithaca's Gorgers Taco Shack

The taco, the whole taco, and nothing but the taco. That's what 14850 Dining is finding on the Commons, thanks to Gorgers Taco Shack. A second venture from the folks who brought us Gorgers Gourmet Subs, this new taqueria focuses on the simple street-food staple, the taco, but filled with fresh ingredients and creative sauces.

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Looking for Mexican food in Ithaca? You've come to the right place!

Looking for Mexican food in Ithaca? You've come to the right place!

Maybe in the future all restaurants are Taco Bell, but in 21st century Ithaca, we've got a bit more variety to enjoy, especially when it comes to Mexican food, or southwestern fare. Whether you want a quick burrito from a counter or a thorough sit-down dinner, Ithaca's got the Mexican food you crave.

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Got your passport ready? In-N-Out Burger pop-up in Toronto tomorrow

Got your passport ready? In-N-Out Burger pop-up in Toronto tomorrow

Thanks to The Buffalo News and Huffington Post Canada, we've learned that the In-N-Out Burger folks have a "pop-up" event planned for one day only, in Toronto. Do be aware that crossing the border between the U.S. and Canada by land requires a passport, a passport card, or an enhanced driver license.

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Bold and creative flavors anchor the menu at downtown Ithaca's new Red's Place

Bold and creative flavors anchor the menu at downtown Ithaca's new Red's Place

This week we're visiting Red's Place, a new eatery on Restaurant Row. Opened by the folks who own Corks & More wine bar, Red's bills itself as a gastropub, and the bold and creative flavors certainly fit the bill.

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After multiple owners in quick succession, Rulloff's in Collegetown is for sale again

After multiple owners in quick succession, Rulloff's in Collegetown is for sale again

Word spread rapidly on Monday via text messages, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter that Rulloff's Restaurant, a decades-old saloon on College Avenue, had closed without warning. The popular eatery and late-night bar, which had changed hands a few times in recent years, is now for sale.

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Local roaster Gimme! Coffee returns to campus with a new Gates Hall cafe

Local roaster Gimme! Coffee returns to campus with a new Gates Hall cafe

The Cornell campus has no shortage of coffee offerings, but after a several-year absence, local coffee roaster Gimme! Coffee has opened a new cafe on east hill. The new outlet is Gimme!'s third in Ithaca.

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

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

Here at 14850 Dining, we like to say that 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 and variety, not just quantity.

Every year about this time, Ithaca's population swells with thousands of new and returning students, who'll call Tompkins County home for the next several years. And, every year about this time, we know people are looking around and wondering where to eat. We have some thoughts on the matter.

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The $5 lunch is alive and well at Ithaca's Papa John's

The $5 lunch is alive and well at Ithaca's Papa John's

Remember when lunch used to be about five bucks? It's getting harder and harder to eat a quick lunch during the workday for less than $10. Well, this week, 14850 Dining finds the $5 lunch alive and well at Ithaca's Papa John's. Two slices and a soda start at just $4.99.

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RECENTLY REVIEWED RESTAURANTS

Gorgers Taco Shack

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111B East State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-272-1100

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Red's Place

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107 North Aurora Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone:

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