My dear Los Angeles ‘hounds, y’all really need to be talking up Mishi’s Strudel Bakery & Cafe more than this!
Last week we popped into Mishi's Strudel in San Pedro (http://www.mishisstrudel.com ) for breakfast. This cute tea room, bakery and cafe is a piece of old world Hungary plopped into downtown San Pedro.
After our initial requests were sold-out, we ended up with cherry strudel, $4.65, and lingonberry palacsinta (crepes), $5.95. Our waitress offered to split the orders in the kitchen for us to share without having to ask.
This was my first palacsinta since a long ago trip to Budapest and I was not disappointed. Buttery rich in flavor, meltingly tender and so thin. I’d wanted the plum filling but was more than happy with the burst of tartness in the lingonberry preserves.
The ultra-light and flaky pastry was thinner than paper and the definition of crispness. Our day for sour fruit, the filling of dark, tart cherries stewed with lemon juice and almond extract for our strudel also tickled the palate.
Back home now, I’m filled with remorse for not buying frozen strudel to-go.
Mishi's Strudel Bakery & Cafe
309 W 7th St, San Pedro, CA 90731
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