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kare_raisu Apr 21, 2008 05:34 PM

I gave the Mission one last chance - this time my first at the East village victorian location, I was slightly surprised.

I had not had the French toast here - so despite what I have said in the past - if you go here - you are safe with this. Texturally spot on - crisp crust, almost custard like interior with a wonderful cinnamon, eggy, and caramel flavor throughout.

The mimosas were thin oj tinted glasses of champagne - which is usually fine by me :^) but the harshness of the poor quality sparkling wine kinde of detracted.

I swear youd think that bannanas were like truffles though still in those pancakes. Better than last time in amount but they could throw a few more in. I love the sweet cooked bannana and blueberry - thats the best part.

I think I like this location a lot better than the "sitting on top of each other" NP and OB sites.

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  1. geekyfoodie RE: kare_raisu Apr 22, 2008 08:14 AM

    Ah, but not so safe, KR. The last time I had the French toast at the NP location, it was burned. I kid you not, it was not darkly toasted, it was black.

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      BettyBadass RE: kare_raisu Apr 22, 2008 12:57 PM

      The Mission is alright but what's with their coffee? Truly the worst cup of joe I've had in forever. Thought it was maybe a bad barista here and there, but it's been consistent. Is it just me? For far superior chow of the kind served by the Mission, check out Naked Cafe on Midway/Rosecrans. Excellent food, daily specials, and 100% kona coffee served in your own french press.

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