Did you know that February is pancake month? Clinton Street Baking Company did. And of course they would. They were named ‘Best Pancakes’ a number of times by various publications, most recently by the Daily News in 2011. How would the best pancake place in New York City celebrate Pancake Month? Um, well, with pancakes. Lots of different kinds of pancakes.
You want my picks? Oh, good! I can’t say no to anything with a cinnamon-chili-chocolate sauce. Throw in crunchy bananas and pancakes? I’m all over it. If you’re in the mood for pancakes and romance swing by the Clinton Street Baking Company on Valentine’s Day for chocolate chunk pancakes with brandied Burgundy cherries. These fancy pancakes are available for lunch and dinner Monday through Friday. Below is the complete list of which pancakes are available on which days.
1 · 2 crunchy bananas with cinnamon-chili-chocolate sauce
3 · 6 poached pears, vanilla bean whipped cream, warm maple butter
7 · 8 · 9 almond frangipane, fresh raspberries, toasted almonds, raspberry sauce
10 · 13 Japanese pumpkin pancake, pumpkin seed streusel, warm maple butter
Valentine’s Day 14 chocolate chunks and brandied Burgundy cherries
15 · 16 · 17 banana pancakes: Bavarian cream, toasted coconut, and warm maple butter
20 · 21 · 22 crunchy bananas, cinnamon-chili-chocolate sauce
23 · 24 fresh coconut pancakes, kumquat syrup, bruleed bananas
27 · 28 · 29 chocolate chunks, fresh raspberries, raspberry-caramel sauce