When you’re starving after a day-long trip around Ithaca, a hearty portion of comfort food such as a plate full of pasta covered in thick homemade sauce sounds pretty good, right? “It’s certainly one of my favorite foods to eat,” says Shawn Edwin, general manager at Pasta Vitto, a new Italian restaurant that opened in October 2018 on the Commons. … Read More
Downtown Ithaca’s Commons, home to many excellent fine dining and fast food options, will soon have a family style restaurant added to its mix. Nadina Azzouay, a longtime home-cooker and the wife of Casablanca Pizzeria owner Adil Griguihi, is opening her own business, The Commons Kitchen at 124 East State St. (The Commons), the former Due Amici Ristorante site.