Dining

Hakacha: A New Hidden Gem in the Ithaca Dining Scene

Hakacha is an Asian fusion restaurant that has recently opened on 311 Third Street, near the DMV and across from Aldi. When I read ‘fusion’ online, I audibly groaned. When a casual dining restaurant claims to provide fusion cuisine, I’ve come to expect nonsensical combinations of foods from various regions, haphazardly slapped together on a board with little to no regard for actual gastronomical composition. Therefore, most of the time, ‘fusion’ food falls short of any claims to innovation. Nevertheless, my dedication to my fellow foodies is the reason why I decided to visit this place anyways.

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CoreLife Eatery: The Healthy Eatery We’ve All Been Waiting For

I will definitely be returning to CoreLife Eatery, and I think it is a great addition to Ithaca. The prices were completely reasonable, less than what one would pay for a salad at Mac’s, an important factor for college students. Additionally, it fills a unique void by offering food that is fast, healthy and delicious.

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De Tasty Hotpot: The Search for Authenticity

De Tasty is definitely a little pricier than other restaurants in the area, and I ended up spending about $16 on just myself. But I would recommend it to anyone, and I can’t wait to visit again to try the hotpot. If you’re looking to leave behind boring Americanized Chinese food and have a small taste of something more authentic, then De Tasty is the place to go.

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RIP Synapsis (2008-2017): Students React to Impending Closure of Beloved Eatery

News of Synapsis closing down has been met with surprise from many students. Long-time patron Timothy Krausz ’17 gave high praise for Synapsis, saying that, “even if my lab wasn’t next door to Synapsis, I would still go out of my way for the all-day breakfast burritos and coffee — the best coffee on campus.”