Everyday Eats: Pancakes at Hanna's Gourmet

Try the berry ricotta pancakes at this cozy eatery in University Heights



Hanna knows her way around a pancake. The namesake chef and owner of Hanna's Gourmet, a catering company and cozy restaurant in University Heights, whips up killer cakes in unique flavors like carrot cake, red velvet (both with cream cheese frosting), and berry ricotta. There's also buttermilk and blueberry, if you want to ease into the morning with something more basic.

But really, there's no reason to hold back when you can have something as delicious as three light as air 'cakes studded with melting pools of creamy ricotta, topped with juicy berries and a generous drizzle of chocolate. What's great about these pancakes (besides their note-perfect execution) is the abundance of berries. There are so many that you never have to go a berry-less bite. There's also a pot of warm syrup on the side, full of top-shelf maple goodness that I highly recommend dousing the cakes with. It may seem unnecessary, but the pop of maple really completes the dish. 

Other dessert-for-breakfast items include baguette French toast with mascarpone mousse and lemon curd, plus plenty of savory egg dishes with exotic accents, like Eggs a la Africa (with fava beans and yogurt sauce) and the Omelet a la Romana, a gorgonzola cheese omelet with salami, zucchini, basil, and garlic. Dishes range from $5.50 for a tomato and zucchini breakfast sandwich to just over $10. The berry ricotta pancakes are $10.

Hanna's Gourmet is located at 2864 Adams Ave., in University Heights (map). Breakfast is served Wednesday to Sunday.

Related
Everyday Eats: Clayton's Coffee Shop
Everyday Eats: Brunch at Davanti Enoteca

Add your comment:
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Sponsored

Go Ahead... Ask McMillin!

At McMillin Realty, we are encouraging you to bring us your real estate questions. We will answer these questions….. for free.

“Will You Marry Me”?

Sharon Jenks, CEO of 6 Degrees, on building business relationships
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. Best of Baja 2016
    46 ways to relax, dine, drink, and play the Mexico way
  2. Stop Killing Restaurants, California
    Raising minimum wage without a tip credit is dumb, dumb, dumb.
  3. Vintage San Diego: How Our City Has Changed Since 1876
    Before bottleneck traffic and the modern housing crisis, San Diego was a swath of undeveloped land, horse-drawn carriages, and dairy farms
  4. FIRST LOOK: Campfire
    Carlsbad gets one hell of a new concept in Campfire from Craft & Commerce vet John Resnick
  5. Why Our Veterans Keep Quiet About Their Service
    From misconceptions about the military to reticent heroism, San Diego veterans share the many reasons they often keep mum about their service
  6. FIRST LOOK: The Grass Skirt
    San Diego's tiki boom continues with this new spot in Pacific Beach
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module