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June 25, 2014 at 6:04am

Guess where we ate a Monte Cristo with huckleberry dipping syrup?

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Ham, turkey, powdered sugar, and preserves: while these ingredients may sound like an unlikely flavor combination, they make up the old-school Monte Cristo sandwich. A variation of the French croque-monsieur, the Monte Cristo is usually finished with a quick dip in the fryer, sprinkled with powdered sugar and served with fruit preserves for dipping.

In the South Sound, where breakfast isn't the main focus, a restaurant serves a Monte Cristo on the weekends. Its version doesn't skip on bread, and offers a huckleberry dipping syrup.

Can you guess where we ate it?

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