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Lost in the Sauce at Mitsuba

While some Cornellians swear by That’s How I Roll, others contend that Plum Tree is the best, and some refuse to even step into a sushi restaurant in this town at all. But alas, I believe that I have found the winner: Mitsuba.

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A Return to The Pines

My friend and I can ultimately agree that we wouldn’t want our Pinesburger any other way, in any other setting, than how it is on serene Cayuga Lake and in the memories of generations of Cornellians.

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Ithaca’s Hidden Gem for Fried Fish and All Things American

Therefore, to my surprise, laid before me in red-and-white checkered paper was a beautiful golden-brown fillet of Bostonian haddock, positioned over a bed of crisp yet fluffy potato wedges seasoned with coarse sea salt, another unexpected touch from such a modest establishment.

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Royal Treatment at Shahi Pakwan

I ate four plates of delicious Indian food for $10, all while receiving the best service I’ve ever gotten at a dining establishment in Ithaca.

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U Tea: Delicious Drinks and Games Galore

Between good service, reasonable wait times and a simple and unique menu, U Tea is off to a promising start, and I can’t wait to try the rest of its menu.

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Mediocre Ramen at Maru Ramen

But I felt like I paid 14 bucks for a handful of noodles, one small piece of pork and a whole lot of mediocre broth. I wasn’t satisfied at all.

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Basement Tacos at Bickering Twins

From empanadas, tacos and ceviche to salsa and guacamole, the food menu offered a variety of unique and classic items that one would expect from a Latin American restaurant. It had just the right amount of choices — not too many, but enough to try once and come back for more.