American Food for Two or Four People at Market Diner (Up to 50% Off)

Lakefront

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Choose from a variety of hearty three-egg omelets, breakfast pastries, and more at this American diner

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Belgian Waffles: More to Brussels than Sprouts

A big, fluffy star of the breakfast menu is the belgian waffle. Learn how it rose so high with Groupon’s look at its history and recipe.

The thick belgian waffle’s especially deep divots frequently hold butter, syrup, or whipped cream, but when they first debuted they were covered in nothing but strawberries. Waffles weren’t anything new to Belgian diners when chef Walter Cleyman brought his thick, fluffy variety to the Brussels World’s Fair in 1958, yet his recipe—which he called Brussels waffles—became a hit. In 1962, he brought them to the Seattle World’s Fair, where he sold more than 500,000, licensed the recipe to a local restaurant, and helped start a craze that finally took people’s minds off the Hokey Pokey.

Previous schools of waffle-making often simply poured pancake batter into a waffle iron. What set Cleyman’s waffles apart from the pack was the addition of beaten egg whites, which added fluffiness, plus yeast to make them rise and add an extra tang from the fermentation. In Belgium, they’re still huge and still called Brussels waffles. Meanwhile, US breakfasters call them belgian waffles, although the recipe has evolved over time and boasts a number of variants.

Customer Reviews

327 Ratings

Always a pleasure
Barbara G. · 3 days ago
Food is outstanding at The Market Diner and the staff are all very friendly!!
Cindy A. · November 22, 2016
Great food and excellent service. I highly recommend this restaurant.
Gary F. · November 20, 2016
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    Lakefront

    2100 Park Street

    Ste 10

    Syracuse, NY 13208

    +13154745247

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