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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.”