Based on the name Genki, I will bet it was a Japanese(inspired) place...what you had was a mix of both i would guess. You need to find the mix of off at to flour to get the crisp.
A typical crepe is 1c flour, 1cup milk, and egg. Sounds like you might have had a glorified Tuile(or tile). nix the egg yolk, butter, and go with flour and milk, and egg whites only. This yields a formable, yet uber crispy shell when don right.