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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

In 2019, eight new restaurants opened in downtown Ithaca and five restaurants closed. The turnover of resturants is because of high rents, competition and the personal toll of owning a business.

Demands of restaurants lead to closures

By Madison Fernandez, News Editor December 12, 2019

From pizzerias to Moroccan concepts, Hicham Oulida, Towers Marketplace retail manager at Ithaca College, has owned six restaurants — five of which were in Ithaca — over the past decade. He...

Melody Faraday, bartender of The Rook, mixes a cocktail, one of many on the restaurants extensive drink menu.

Latest Ithaca restaurant serves up quality eats

By Steven Pirani, Senior Writer February 15, 2016
The Rook, which offers casual, modern-American dining, is the newest addition to Ithaca’s food scene.
On left, Cornell University student Victoria Li enjoys a slice of pizza at Luna Inspired Street Food, which opened July 21. The interior decorations mimic the inside of a food truck.

Newly opened restaurant serves up street food

By Angela Weldon, Staff Writer September 2, 2015
Luna Inspired Street Food is bringing something different to the Ithaca area: food-truck food served in a new way.
Ithaca Area Restaurants Host 17th Annual Chili Festival

Ithaca Area Restaurants Host 17th Annual Chili Festival

By Amanda den Hartog and Tucker Mitchell February 11, 2015

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Video: An Adventure in Skaneateles

By Jaclyn Cataldi April 30, 2013
Looking for a day trip this summer? Residents and tourists on a beautiful day in Skaneateles, New York talk about why they love the town.
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