ITHACA, N.Y. — Bite of Ithaca is returning to downtown Ithaca later this month.

Participating restaurants, eateries, and bars will offer $5 “bites” for lunch and/or dinner for the 6 days. Bite is going on: June 26 – July 1, 2017.  Locals and tourists alike can enjoy any or all of the $5 menu items.  Create your own culinary experience  of restaurants throughout five days.

Grab your friends or co-workers for lunch, or get together after work.  Stop in, grab a couple bites, then move on to the next stop for more samples.

The Bite Passport enrolls people to receive a $250 gift card for visiting restaurants, learn more about it below.

What is a Bite Passport?

Bite Passport is your printed and mobile guide to dining all over Tompkins County during Bite of Ithaca.

As you journey from restaurant to restaurant, cuisine to cuisine over the course of 6 days, mark off restaurants along your journey as if collecting stamps in a passport or post a comment on the mobile app at each restaurant location. By doing one of the two, you are eligible to enter to win a $250 gift card to shop, dine, play in Downtown Ithaca when you return your passport.

Where to pick up a printed passport?

Bite Passports will be available at the Downtown Ithaca Visitor Center located in Center Ithaca on the Commons and at participating restaurants the week of Bite.

How to download the PocketSights mobile app passport?

Bite has teamed up with PocketSights, a mobile tour guide walking app available in the iTunes app store for iPhones. Download the PocketSights mobile app, and Bite of Ithaca will appear in the App.

The PocketSights mobile tour guide app will allow you to comment and take photos at sites where you’re physically navigate to or skip to. Post comments, share pictures at the restaurant you dine at along your Bite journey to enter to win the $250 gift card. Let’s see your best shot!

The Bite of Ithaca Mobile/Driving tour app is now online!  Map out your week of Bites around Tompkins County!  Look for the Pockets Sights app in the iTunes store on your phone. You can also view the online tour overview from your desktop or any other mobile device by going to PocketSights Bite of Ithaca Tour Overview.

Step-by-Step Directions to Download & Take the tour – CLICK HERE