Tuesday, April 24, 2012


My dad is obsessed with Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives and always recommends places to eat whenever I travel. On our way out of town on Sunday, we stopped at Colossal Cafe in St. Paul (there is also a Minneapolis location but it is cash only) for breakfast. It wasn't too busy when we showed up around 9 but as soon as we sat down, a line up seemed to form out the door. I ordered a short stack of apple, walnut, and brie flappers and they were incredible. Somehow both fluffy and dense with the sweet/salty/cruchy/creamy mix of the toppings. (Brie on pancakes? Seriously brilliant). If you're in the Twin Cities for breakfast, this place comes highly recommended. (Their lunch looks amazing, too).

Colossal Cafe | 1839 E. 42nd St., at Cedar Avenue Minneapolis MN | 2315 Como Avenue St. Paul, MN

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