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Jonnycakes that are worth a trip?

MC Slim JB | Jan 18, 2007 06:20 PM

I'm looking for an extraordinary jonnycake, aka johnnycake. I prefer the thin, lacy-edged style, but will go for the thick kind if it's really good. Anywhere in New England, though I expect to find it somewhere in RI.

The closest I come in Greater Boston is at the Deluxe Town Diner in Watertown, MA, which does a passable thick-style version which it serves with good butter and honey. A breakfast place I otherwise like on the Cape, Persy's, does a terrible version, like a wheat pancake with a little cornmeal mixed in.

I understand that Commons Lunch in Little Compton, RI has reopened after a devastating fire a couple of years ago, and I always liked their (thin) version, but a recent review suggests these aren't all that great anymore. Any ideas?

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