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Off the Beaten Plate: Angel Food French Toast at Five Bar and Tables

Angel Food French Toast at Five Bar and Tables, 947 Massachusetts St.

Angel Food French Toast at Five Bar and Tables, 947 Massachusetts St.

April 25, 2013

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Angel Food French Toast at Five Bar and Tables, 947 Massachusetts St.

Angel Food French Toast at Five Bar and Tables, 947 Massachusetts St.

Off the Beaten Plate
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Bloody mary bar at Five Bar and Tables, 947 Massachusetts St.

Bloody mary bar at Five Bar and Tables, 947 Massachusetts St.

Slices of angel food cake are dipped, fried and topped with fresh banana slices and heaps of crunchy walnut halves, all smothered with banana walnut syrup. It’s like a warm, gooey dessert for breakfast.

Where to get it: Five Bar and Tables, 947 Massachusetts St. Saturday and Sunday mornings only.

What you’ll pay: $5

Try it with: Coffee. Or a bloody mary from Five’s build-your-own bloody mary bar.

Also on the menu: Sweet Potato and Turkey Hash, and Steel Cut Oatmeal with all kinds of toppings — but that’s only for weekend breakfast. The daily menu features sandwiches, wraps, pizzas, salads and small plates such as Thai Dumplings, Duck Confit Egg Rolls and Smoked Salmon “Lollipops.”

— Off The Beaten Plate highlights some of the more exotic, oddly named or inventively concocted (for better or worse) dishes from local menus. Know of an offbeat menu item we should check out? Email food and features reporter Sara Shepherd at sshepherd@ljworld.com. Tweet her at Twitter.com/KCSSara.

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FloridaSunshine 11 months, 4 weeks ago

I enjoy sliced bananas...and 1/4 cup of walnuts = a fabulous (and healthy) snack...but piled on top of FRIED angel food cake and then "smothered" with syrup? I think my heart, and all other organs, would rebel. And, in my wildest imagination, I cannot see this angel food French toast paired with a Bloody Mary. Does not sound at all appealing to me...but, to each his own.

I'm sure some of their other items on the menu would probably be delicious...and quite healthy. A sandwich or a wrap (whole wheat) prepared "my way"...yes, I would definitely try those...and the Salmon lollipops really have me curious...I LOVE Salmon!!

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