…the setting of the greatest story ever told. Name that movie and i’ll buy you a drink.
Last weekend was spent in Ithaca, New York, the best little hippy college town, ever.
HOWEVER, Ithaca is not a great place to be if you scare easily. Why, you ask? Because the deer have gone mad. An overpopulation of deer in the Tompkins County Region of NY has caused a change in deer behavior. It seems that “deer in the headlights” are a thing of the past. The deer stand on the side of the road, UNDAUNTED, when cars zoom right past them! This actually happens, I witnessed it myself several times over the weekend. There is now a community-wide debate over an effective yet humane solution to problem. Damn crazy deer.
You don’t even blink, do you?
Collegetown is one of those feel-good bakerys with tons of colors, smiling people and the intoxicating smell of fresh bagels. Ordering is a bit overwhelming, the menu is huge, the bagel options are endless, and everyone ahead of you in line knows exactly what they want, because they probably go there everyday. “Hell, I would, I’d have seconds and I’d polish it off with a tall, cool Budweiser.” Name that reference and I’ll buy you two drinks.
We decided on the California Sunrise on a Sundried Tomato Bagel:
And the Mexican on a Spicy Italian Bagel:
Yes, that is literally cheese melted on top of cream cheese. Whoever invented that deserves a prize.
The California Sunrise was great but the Mexican came out on top. The combo of the CHEESES, salsa and spicy bagel turned out to be the trifecta of ingredients to a perfect bagel.
Oh, and they have a great selection of local coffee. “Love Buzz” has extra caffeine, so I got it.
Hey, if you’re not a bagel person, Ithaca can offer you a great selection of multi-faceted minerals OR bongo lessons by the creek – there’s really something for everyone!