Finally, my crêpe arrived. Wrapped in wax paper, it lacked fancy syrup and whipped toppings, having you focus more on the taste of the food itself. Thin lettuce leaves were sandwiched between the crispy egg pancake, and melted Swiss cheese and grilled chicken weighed down the bottom of the crêpe. The gooey, flavor-bursting cheese softened the bitter romaine and the ingredients meshed well together. Overall, it was an absolute win. As an added plus, I was able to snag a bite of my friend’s crêpe: Nutella without bananas. I can happily report that O-Pass serves melty, melty Nutella.
Price: $3.99 for Nutella and banana, $4.99 for grilled chicken.
Wait time: 12 minutes
Level of deliciousness: 2/5
The best place truly depends on what you are looking for. I have divided my results into three major categories: variety, atmosphere and most importantly, crêpe base.
Turner Place didn’t offer savory options, although it has multiple fruit combos for whatever mood you are in, be it berries, lemon or of course banana and Nutella. At Our Daily Bread, while customers can swap out whichever fruit for bananas, the eatery only offers either a savory Swiss and ham or a sweet, seasonal fruit dish. O-Pass has the largest selection, which includes four meat options, two veggies options and four banana combo options. Just make sure you go on a day when they are fully stocked!
Each location had a super friendly staff, so that isn’t really a factor. I do have to give the worker at O-Pass props. Considering how stressed he must have been being the only one on duty, he was extremely accommodating and upbeat. Turner Place’s seating is the typical cafeteria style, making it good for college students between classes, while both Our Daily Bread and O-Pass seem to target customers who might want eat and just relax in their shop. Both had comfy chairs and nice music, perfect for that time right after you eat and just want to sit and digest.
The crêpe base itself — the mixture of eggs, milk, flour and sugar — distinguishes each crêpe location. At Turner Place you can expect an emphasis on sugar, perfect for treating a sweet tooth. At Our Daily Bread, you will find a wholesome, natural tasting egg-base filling that’s still sweet. Finally, O-Pass provides a base crispy on the outer edges, chewy near the center, tasting exactly like a fortune cookie (coinciding with that Asian vibe).
Whatever venue you choose, you can expect to leave with happy taste buds. Eggcellent!