January is national soup month, and what better way to fight off the cold, dreary days than with a steaming bowl of soup?! Here in Cortland County, local establishments are serving up everything from the classics to the unique.
Below is a list of some of our favorites, perfect to fuel your next adventure.
YORI HOUSE - Move over chicken noodle, there's a new soup in town. Yori Houses's Katsu Ramen is everything canned chicken noodles wishes it was. A hand-breaded crispy chicken katsu and an egg over a warm, savory ramen bowl with cilantro and bean sprouts will leave you slurping up every last drop.
THE DELI DOWNTOWN - This spot is a Cortland staple, serving their famous chili for nearly 20 years. Enjoy their award-winning chili two ways - white chicken chili or traditional red chili, topped with sour cream and cheese. Can't decide? Order a 'Soup Flight', which includes French onion, the chili of your choice and the soup of the day!
PITA GOURMET - Tired taste buds looking for a little kick? Try Pita Gourmet's trademark lentil soup. Crafted using traditional Lebanese spices, this soup is full of flavor, warming you from the inside out. Combine it with a salad and fresh pita for the perfect meal.
DASHER'S CORNER PUB - Made from scratch with whole clams, heavy cream, and whipped potatoes, Dasher's signature clam chowder rivals any on the coast. Near decadent, served with their fresh baked bread, this soup just might become your new favorite.
WILD GINGER ASIAN FUSION - If you haven't tried Wild Ginger's Hot & Sour Soup, you don't know what you're missing. The seemingly simple egg drop broth explodes with bright ginger, nutty sesame, and the deep umami of mushrooms. Slightly tart, with a kick at the end, a bowl of this promises to chase away the winter blues.
TRUXTON OUTPOST - If you find yourself out in Truxton, be sure to stop by the Outpost for a special treat, soup in a bread bowl! They change their soup offerings daily, so you never know just what delight you'll find. But, I assure you, whatever their creation, it's best enjoyed in a bread bowl with a steaming mug of coffee on the side.
HAIRY TONYS -Searching for something unique? Tired of the same old grilled cheese and tomato soup? Hairy Tony's Chicken Poblano soup is just the thing. A creamy chicken soup with poblano peppers, black beans & corn, it's perfect served with their mix-and-match tacos.
CARVERS STEAKHOUSE - Looking to treat yourself? Then you've come to the right place! Carver's creamy lobster bisque, topped with crème fraiche is the perfect way to celebrate. Even if your only victory for the day is putting on clothes and leaving the house. Enjoy it with a glass of champagne because you deserve it; sometimes, adulting is hard.
PRANDIUM - Prandium has elevated a classic to a whole new level. Their house-made tomato basil soup with bursting with vibrant flavors of robust tomatoes and fresh basil. Served with their buttery, crisp fresh baked croutons you'll never go back to soup from a can again.
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