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chris0731 Apr 23, 2007 06:40 PM

Hey I just tried the lemon-ricotta hotcakes from Hell's Kitchen in Minneapolis and, as many know, were amazing. It left me wondering if their regular pancakes are anywhere near as good. The waitress told me that had cornmeal in them. Has anyone tried them? If so, how do they compare?

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    elrushbo Apr 25, 2007 05:23 AM

    My wife and I are new found regulars there, the Lemon Ricotta hotcakes are so frigging heavenly, why try anything else? I could eat their peanut butter all day, too.

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      dotMac Apr 25, 2007 03:10 PM

      "...why try anything else?"

      Because it's impossible to have anything bad there. I usually order a cup of the porridge and a piece of sausage bread, with the bread basket to share.

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        katebauer Apr 25, 2007 04:00 PM

        Last time I was there I had a cup of the porridge and the plate of sausage bread. I was full all day!

        While I do like Hell's Kitchen it's not my ultimate brunch choice. I'm not sure I have a number one place, but I've liked certain dishes at places better than what I've had at Hell's Kitchen. For example last week my husband and I went to Maria's and split their Saturday special (eggs, plantains, sausage and beans) and added on a corn pancake. That was an absolutely perfect meal. But that probably should go on a different thread...

    2. Jordan Apr 24, 2007 11:15 AM

      They are good. Their waffles are even better.

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        chris0731 Apr 24, 2007 12:01 PM

        Really? Is it just a belgian waffle or is it somehow different?

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          dotMac Apr 24, 2007 03:31 PM

          It's a belgian waffle with a bit of cornmeal. I thought it was good, but not mind-blowing.

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            Jordan Apr 24, 2007 04:52 PM

            As dotMac said, it's a Belgian waffle with some cornmeal in the batter. It's super-crispy on the outside, and it's garnished with a mix of fresh berries. I don't know of a better waffle in town.

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              dotMac Apr 25, 2007 03:10 PM

              You know, I bet it would have been awesome with berries. I ordered mine plain.

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