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The Ithacan Recommends

The Ithacan Recommends

By The Ithacan, The Ithacan April 19, 2023

Maggie Bryan – Video Editor Ice cream sandwiches, Byrne Dairy and Deli Variety of ice cream flavors between two soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies. You can get it at the Byrne Dairy gas station...

Commentary: IC athletes need better food options

Commentary: IC athletes need better food options

By Josephine Holman November 3, 2021
As a junior on the swim team, I can say that achieving a balanced, nutritious diet as a student-athlete with a meal plan is extremely difficult.
Baker Racquel Riccardi specializes in allergen-free and vegan baked goods. She sells them at the Alley Cat Cafe in Ithaca, the bakery’s only wholesale location.

Local baker serves up allergy-friendly treats

By Hannah Fitzpatrick March 4, 2020

A typical baker might shape their cupcake recipe around three major ingredients: sugar, flour and butter. But an ingredient in Racquel Riccardi’s, founder and owner of Sinfully Delicious Baking Co.,...

The Chef Show has a fantastic balance between the on-screen personality and features mouth-watering food. The documentary series teaches viewers how to create outstanding dishes.

Review: Show serves viewers appetizing story

By Gabrielle Topping February 26, 2020

Côte de Boeuf, wagyu brisket sliders, Peruvian border ceviche, uni dynamite rice, Los Angeles bacon street dog and Pasta a la Raimi are only a few of the mouthwatering dishes featured in the third volume...

Carolyn Tomaino is the interim coordinator of Friendship Donations Network. They partner with local restaurants and grocery stores to provide perishable, healthy foods for Ithaca Colleges food pantry and the Ithaca community.

Local organization redistributes food to community

By Cora Payne, Assistant News Editor January 22, 2020
Friendship Donation Network’s goal is to redistribute perishable items — gathered from various local food chains to eliminate food waste.
The Bartender Recommends

The Bartender Recommends

By Sophia Adamucci, Editor in Chief December 12, 2019

Chick-n-bap is a new addition to IC Square that serves Korean-inspired chicken and rice bowls. The restaurant was started by founder Sung Kim from his Binghamton University dorm room.

Review: Restaurant in IC Square has great food at great value

By Gabrielle Topping, Staff Writer October 9, 2019

When he was a senior at Binghamton University, Sung Kim combined Korean recipes with New York City-style street food flavors. He then delivered the food out of his off-campus house to other students. “When...

The Chef Show follows Jon Favreau and chef Roy Choi as they whip up mouth-watering food. The documentary-style series is a spin off of the movie Chef by Favreau.

Review: Netflix cooks up fun with “The Chef Show”

By Gabrielle Topping, Staff Writer September 30, 2019

Buttermilk fried chicken; lamb al pastor tacos; Hangtown fry; tomato carrot salad; linguini and clams; and french onion soup are only some of the many dishes that will make the viewer hungry while watching...

The Administration of Therapeutic Recreation class at Ithaca College set up a pop-up bake sale April 23 at the Cornell Cooperative 4-H Duck Race. The group, which aims to bring light to mental illness, raised $310 for the Tompkins County Suicide Prevention and Crisis Center.

Depressed Cake Shop makes Ithaca debut to fight mental illness

By Silas White, Staff Writer April 26, 2017
One organization, new to Ithaca, aims to encourage discussion in a different way — through sweet treats.
To imitate life in the Middle Ages, Scott Stull, assistant professor in the Department  of Anthropology, cooks short ribs in a medieval fashion by leaving a clay pot near a fire.

Professor cooks cuisine to understand medieval history

By Madeline Veneziano, Staff Writer April 4, 2017
Merod said her class with Stull has given more structure to her interests in medieval food and that she has received a good foundation for future studies.
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