Eating In Solvang

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After settling in our hotel room, we decided to hit the streets of Solvang.  Had to stop for a picture by the giant wooden clog, of course.

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Our first stop was to try some aebleskivers.  Three for around $3.40—not bad, considering they are such a tourist destination.

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Across the street is Ingeborg’s World Famous Danish Chocolates

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The selection is overwhelming.  I decided that we should try a Flodeboller.

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It ended up being a sticky mess, but the lady who worked their kindly provided damp paper towels for us.

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For dinner we ate at California Tacos.  I know, not very Danish.  It is a hole in the wall just outside of the touristy part of Solvang–where the locals go.  Two tacos and a drink for $6—not bad. 

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Dessert time (again): Danish waffle from Olsen’s

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Cream puff from Olsen’s—more like an éclair, since it has whipped cream, custard and raspberries.

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Cream puff from Mortensen’s.  Also more like an éclair, with whipped cream, custard and raspberry!

Between the two cream puffs, I liked the one from Olsen’s because the chocolate was not as heavy, and it was considerably cheaper.  The danish waffle was just ok—will probably skip that one next time.  I found it interesting that all three contained raspberries—I guess that is a Danish thing?

For breakfast we walked across the street to Paula’s Pancake House.

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Scrambled eggs with hash browns and Danish sausage and Danish pancakes with cinnamon apples.  What a yummy way to end our trip! 

Also, I should note that I was given a plastic cup with a huge crack (which I did not notice), so water was slowly leaking onto the table.  This was “Spill #4”.  Spill #3, which I did not record before, was attributable to D, when he knocked over a water glass at Vito’s. Smile

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