Ithaca's Dining Bargain is Little Thai House in Collegetown

Ithaca's Dining Bargain is Little Thai House in Collegetown

We've talked any number of times about Little Thai House, the quick and inexpensive Thai eatery on Dryden Road in Collegetown. They've appeared on our Year-in-Review lists and Top Ten lists, they're featured in our Welcome to Ithaca feature, and they come up every time we talk about affordable lunch options. But, somehow, we've never given Little Thai House their very own review, until now.

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Ithaca's coffee scene has never been stronger

Ithaca's coffee scene has never been stronger

Coffee has come a long way since my grandmother's daily percolator full of Maxwell House. Whether or not you're into the cappuccino thing, or you're a Starbucks fan, there's lots to check out in coffee and coffee drinks these days. A recent visit to the Blue Bottle Coffee Company in San Francisco to enjoy individually made pots of siphon-brewed coffee, along with a fresh batch of Peet's Espresso Forte in some well-made cappuccinos, has reminded me that coffee is well worth exploring -- while traveling and while right here at home.

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Other Chinese restaurants come and go, but Wok Village remains an Ithaca favourite

Other Chinese restaurants come and go, but Wok Village remains an Ithaca favourite

This week, we're dining at Wok Village, one of Ithaca's longest-lasting Chinese restaurants, in the Bishop's Small Mall behind the Triphammer Mall and the new Homewood Suites hotel. They actually specialize in both Chinese and Vietnamese dishes, with a Vietnamese dim sum available for weekend lunches. Dining in has its advantages, though lots of Wok Village's business is in the delivery and take-out trade.

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Wings Over Ithaca

4

335 Pine Tree Road
East Hill Plaza
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-256-9464

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AGAVA Restaurant

4

381 Pine Tree Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-319-4366

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