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Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 7:58 AM
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I enjoy lists and here is a list of Best Pancakes in USA from AOL.
Any opinions?

I have been to two of them and the pancakes were excellent.




The Best in the U.S.


1. Flying Biscuit Cafe - Atlanta
Dreamy-good organic oatmeal 'cakes here may qualify as health food.


2. Camille's Restaurant - Key West, Fla.
Pancakes drizzled with Godiva white chocolate sauce or tropical fruit


3. Briarpatch Restaurant - Winter Park, Fla.
Think Hawaiian 'cakes with coconut, macadamia nuts and pineapple.


4. Griddle Cafe - West Hollywood, Calif.
Catch young celebs ordering Kahlua buttermilk pancakes.


5. T.C. Eggington's - Mesa, Ariz.
Go for the Brit-style 'Girdle Cakes' with extra-whipped honey butter.


6. Cameo Cafe West - Portland, Ore.
Their 'full-acre' blueberry pancakes spill off the rim of the plate.


7. Beach Grass Cafe - South Solana Beach, Calif.
Dessert meets breakfast with a pineapple upside-down pancake.


8. Dottie's True Blue Cafe - San Francisco
Get the house favorite: luscious blueberry cornmeal pancakes.


9. Norma's - New York
Banana-macadamia nut flap jacks with banana-brown sugar butter


10. Pamela's - Pittsburgh
Hubcap-sized strawberry flapjacks? Irresistible.


11. PJ's Pancake House - Princeton, N.J.
Serving celebs like Brooke Shields and Harry Hamlin for four decades.


12. Sorella's - Boston
Ginger's blueberry-hazelnut pancakes are worth the hour wait.


13. Magnolia Pancake Haus - San Antonio
Pfannekuchen proves Germans (even those from Texas) know pancakes.


14. Melange - St. Louis
Dutch Baby: Egg-rich batter + fresh berries = oven-puffed perfection.


15. Al's Breakfast - Minneapolis
Legendary 'cakes with sour cream, served up in a 12-seat diner.


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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 8:05 AM
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The only one I have visited is Al's in Minneapolis.

I was in Amana, Iowa a few years ago and I believe it was in East Amana at a German restaurant, I had very thin plate size pancakes that were excellent. I believe they are common in Germany.

They were served along with huge plates of potatoes, jams and jellies, eggs and breakfast meats. I do not recall the price but there were ample amounts for the three of us that enjoyed this fine place.

Paul E. Smith
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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 8:10 AM
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Hello All

I'l add one to that list, Jimmy's Dinner in Bridgeville Delaware. Best i have ever had.

Thanks Jim

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 12:10 PM
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I'm not a fan of these top blah blah lists. It's a damn big country! But it does get the discussion going.

My fave, which is on this site, Blanche & Bill's in Bridgewater Corners VT. You can take your city flapjacks and shove 'em where the sun don't shine:

http://www.roadfood.com/Reviews/Overview.aspx?RefID=1639

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 12:20 PM
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Originally posted by Bulldozer Rectangle

I'm not a fan of these top blah blah lists. It's a damn big country! But it does get the discussion going.



I agree, it is a little silly, considering how simple pancakes are, and the fact that every breakfast restaurant in the country sells pancakes.

My personal favorites are Sarabeth's buttermilk pancakes in NYC and Another Roadside Attraction's corn cakes in upstate Red Hook, NY

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 12:47 PM
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A pancake is a pancake. What's the big deal?

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 12:55 PM
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I've had Pancakes everywhere. I still say that Northern New England
(specifically Vermont and New Hampshire) have the conglomerate on superior Pancakes compared to the rest of the nation.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 2:10 PM
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Jeremiah's in Jackson, Wyoming. Great Sourdough Cakes, local Berry toppings and on a brisk Fall Day you have the "Breakfast of Champions"! I won't attempt to claim this as the best of the nation etc etc...But this place and the Diner in Custer, South Dakota Make excellent pancakes. There is something about the ambience and community that makes those breakfasts extra-special!

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 3:07 PM
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quote:
Originally posted by Michael Hoffman

A pancake is a pancake. What's the big deal?



If you ever tasted my mother's, you would know!

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 3:18 PM
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Just walked by 8. Dottie's True Blue Cafe - San Francisco, the line was out the door and 1/2 way down the block at 10:30am.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 3:55 PM
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Originally posted by Michael Hoffman

A pancake is a pancake. What's the big deal?


Michael, actual you are partially correct as I suppose they are all made of similar ingredients however some are light, some are heavy, some are flavored, some are sweet, some are light and some are heavy.

The Pancake Pantry in Gatlingburg has many different varieties from the German pancakes on down. They even use carbonated water in some.

I have had them as light as a feather and heavy as lead.

Paul E. Smith
Knoxville, TN

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 3:58 PM
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I like them equally. Heavy and light.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Fri, 04/14/06 4:57 PM
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I "stack" my pancakes up against any. Folks have come from far and wide (well a few blocks anyhow) to join in the joy of sitting down to a breakfast feast highlighted by pancakes A La Mariner. (Actually they are very good.) A recipe given to me by a Lady (I only accept recipes from Ladies)who swears she got it directly from Aunt Jamima herself. Easter is not a pancake day (Ham and eggs on Easter)----- but the following week---Easter Plus One-----will be pancake and sausage Sunday. I can hardly wait.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sat, 04/15/06 1:26 AM
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Originally posted by the ancient mariner

I "stack" my pancakes up against any. Folks have come from far and wide (well a few blocks anyhow) to join in the joy of sitting down to a breakfast feast highlighted by pancakes A La Mariner. (Actually they are very good.) A recipe given to me by a Lady (I only accept recipes from Ladies)who swears she got it directly from Aunt Jamima herself. Easter is not a pancake day (Ham and eggs on Easter)----- but the following week---Easter Plus One-----will be pancake and sausage Sunday. I can hardly wait.


You really need to share that receipe! Please!!!

MikeS.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sat, 04/15/06 8:54 AM
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I will attest to the fact that the Cameo Cafe has excellent pancakes and I am glad to see the place get recognition. I also think the Original Pancake House here in Portland deserves recognition. Its Dutch apple pancake is out of this world.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sat, 04/15/06 11:20 PM
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quote:
Originally posted by the ancient mariner

I "stack" my pancakes up against any. Folks have come from far and wide (well a few blocks anyhow) to join in the joy of sitting down to a breakfast feast highlighted by pancakes A La Mariner. (Actually they are very good.) A recipe given to me by a Lady (I only accept recipes from Ladies)who swears she got it directly from Aunt Jamima herself. Easter is not a pancake day (Ham and eggs on Easter)----- but the following week---Easter Plus One-----will be pancake and sausage Sunday. I can hardly wait.
I'm not sure on this but I think pancake day is Shrove Tuesday the day before Lent begins. Chow Jim

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sun, 04/16/06 1:27 AM
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quote:
Originally posted by Michael Hoffman

A pancake is a pancake. What's the big deal?


And a hamburger is a hamburger. Never any variation in taste at all.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Mon, 04/17/06 4:45 PM
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Come to Myrtle Beach, there must be at least 100 pancake houses here, and every single one of them are busy...

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Mon, 04/17/06 5:15 PM
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Penny's in Clifton Heights, PA... I always order a short stack to share with my sweetie when we go there for breakfast (in addition to our regular breakfast)... She will go thru withdrawels if it is too long between her Penny's pancake fixes...

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Tue, 04/18/06 1:15 AM
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Gingerbread pancakes at the Magnolia Cafe in Austin, preferably the one on Lake Austin Blvd., as the one on S. Congress sometimes has an outbreak of Hipster Attitude that can interfere with service and, occasionally, the food.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Mon, 04/24/06 9:01 PM
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http://www.originalpancakehouse.com/

The original, Original Pancake House on Barbour Blvd in Portland, should be on the list of places to visit for all Roadfooders.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Mon, 04/24/06 10:12 PM
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What? Where's Pancake Pantry in Nashville or Sears' Fine Foods in San Francisco? Speaking as one who does not normally eat pancakes both these places are the bomb, although if I eat at PP that'll be the only meal I have all day because it stuffs me that much.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Tue, 04/25/06 10:25 AM
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In my experience, Sears Fine Foods is overrated (and overpriced). Not terrible by any means, has retro charm and is worth a visit, but the breakfasts are nothing to rave about. Dottie's on the other hand is worth raving about, from the baked goods to the omelettes. It is, however, tiny, written up in many tourguides and lines of tourists, especially European, "queue up" every day.

Best pancakes I've had in years were at a roadside diner in Random Lake WI called the Midway (next to a gas quickie-mart, the Wisconsin Aire Motel and a tanning establishment - not for humans). Seemed to be a morning stop for farmers (my friend's Dad calls it the buttcrack cafe.) Perfect wheatcakes: light, barely crisp on the outside, with a real wheat flavor. Exceptional light, thin potato pancakes, too.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sun, 11/4/07 6:21 PM
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Ok - Here is my Danish grandmother's pancake recipe. This is actually very similar to many ableskiver recipes I have seen. My brother and I used to keep her at the stove for what seemed like hours making these and I still make them at least once a month. They are light and thin, not your hearty stack of hotcakes but everyone I have ever made them for comes back for more. Even beter with some fresh blueberries thrown in and of course you need maple syrup, not that log cabin crap (one of the reasons I rarely order restaurant pancakes).
2 cups flour
1 tsp soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 1/2 - 3 cups of buttermilk (kind of a trial and error thing
until you find a texture you like)
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
2 eggs, beaten

mix all together just until blended. Let rest for 3 or 4 minutes. Drop onto a lightly greased hot skillet. wait until well covered w/ bubbles and then turn and finish on the other side.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sun, 11/4/07 7:08 PM
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This is for Mike and anyone else who likes good pancakes.
Mike I am sorry I didn't read your post before this, you
missed out on some good eating.

Dry ingredients----
----1 i/2 cups of white flour
----1 cup of whole wheat flour
----1/2 cup of corn meal
----3 teaspoons sugar
----1 1/2 teaspoon salt
----2 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
----1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Mix all together----I use a whisk. This is enough for 24 good
sized pancakes

(Because I live alone I divide this into 3 batchs.)
I put (2) 1/3 portions of the dry stuff into little
ziplock bags and put them into the freezer until I
am ready for them. Each 1/3 makes about 8 good sized
pancakes.

Now on the day I am going to make cakes I take a
batch of the dry ingredients and add
(1) one cup of buttermilk/or just plain milk if that is all you have.
(1) egg
(2) tablespoons of melted butter and mix it all up.

Thats it----just cook 'em up on a hot griddle, pour some
syrup on them, add some sausages and hot coffee and enjoy.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Mon, 11/5/07 8:24 AM
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I have only been to two of the places listed above and neither one to me is anything special. I agree with Wanderingjew that most of the best pancakes come from Vermont-New Hampshire. But if I could have pancakes from just one place the rest of my life, Pancake Pantry in Nashville would be the easy choice. Unfortunately, I don't get there often enough to try the entire menu, but the sugar & spice and the sweet potato pancakes are unbelieveable!

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Tue, 11/6/07 10:36 AM
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Aunt Martha's Pancake House!!!!!---1700 East Cherokee in Springfield Missouri!!! A few years back i made a trip up to Illinois to get the framework for my dome house and Bushie suggested this place--AWESOME--about 25 different pancakes and lots of fixins to go along with them--i like the Southern style cornmeal pancakes with country ham! It's now a "Must stop" dining spot when ever i am in the area!-----of course i also like about anyplace in Northern New England---ahh the SYRUP!!!!!!!--and the Pancake Palace in Nashville is a must!

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sat, 11/10/07 12:34 PM
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mmmmm - now i'm dreaming about gingerbread or fruit and nut pancakes from Sweet Sue's in Phoenicia, upstate NY....

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sun, 11/11/07 8:31 AM
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If you want that real diner type pancake flavor, I add diastatic malt to the recipe. Great flavor and adds to the rise. Some pancake mixes you can buy off the shelf contain this item. Chow Jim

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sun, 11/11/07 7:19 PM
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Du-par's at 3rd and Fairfax in Los Angeles. Wonderful hotcakes. Should be on the list.


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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sun, 11/11/07 7:32 PM
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quote:
Originally posted by Jimeats

If you want that real diner type pancake flavor, I add diastatic malt to the recipe. Great flavor and adds to the rise. Some pancake mixes you can buy off the shelf contain this item. Chow Jim


Jim, do you know if this mix is available at Walmart?

Thanks
Paul E. Smith
Knoxville, TN

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sun, 11/11/07 8:36 PM
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You can't beat making your own at home, with lots of crispy edge, blackened a bit. When you can't do your own, the Aunt Jemimah frozen pancakes are good! Microwave 'em and smother 'em in butter and syrup!

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sun, 11/11/07 9:55 PM
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http://www.newhopemills.com/ makes the best pancake mixes I have ever had. They have been in business since 1823. for this and other foods from central new york try http://www.tasteofcny.com

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Mon, 11/12/07 8:13 AM
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Originally posted by Sundancer7

quote:
Originally posted by Jimeats

If you want that real diner type pancake flavor, I add diastatic malt to the recipe. Great flavor and adds to the rise. Some pancake mixes you can buy off the shelf contain this item. Chow Jim


Jim, do you know if this mix is available at Walmart?

Thanks
Paul E. Smith
Knoxville, TN
Paul, I'm not sure. Walmart in my area dosen't have a large food section, just snaks I think.
In any event I buy my malt from a bakery supply here, but it can be purchased from King Arthur. I also use it for some bread baking.
The mixes you may look for are either Carbon's golden malted pancake mix or Stonewall Kitchens pancake mix. An online source that is fairly good, reasonable prices is www.spoon.com
Hope that's of help to you. Chow Jim

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sat, 12/1/07 11:36 AM
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Best pancakes I've ever had:

Dallas - Benedict's, Belt Line and Inwood in Addison.
L.A.: Harbor House, PCH in Sunset Beach.
Washington, DC: Metro 29 Diner, Lee Highway and Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA.

As chains go, the Original Pancake House beats the batter out of IHOP.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sat, 12/1/07 1:36 PM
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I'll vote for the Original Pancake House, too! We go to the one here in San Diego and it's great!


Bigdave125

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Mon, 12/3/07 12:21 PM
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Has anyone mentioned Polly's Pancake Parlor in New Hampshire yet? The pancakes infused with coconut shavings are the best I've ever had.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Mon, 12/3/07 12:26 PM
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I like medium diameter pancakes. Thinner and crispy around the edges, but tomorrow I'm making blueberry. Blueberries are super sweet right now.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Mon, 12/3/07 1:28 PM
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I like the pancakes at Wags Restaurant in Tucson; thin as a crepe and as big as the plate

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Mon, 12/3/07 5:53 PM
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Having not had every pancake in the USA, I cannot profess to these being the best, but these were the best I had in 2007.



Banana/Strawberry pancakes at[url='http://www.roadfood.com/Reviews/Overview.aspx?RefID=382']Cozy Corner Diner and Pancake House[/url] in Chicago, IL.

2294 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL
773-276-2215

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Mon, 12/3/07 11:31 PM
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Travelin Man-
Those are some seriously fine looking pancakes you have there! When I ate at Cozy Corner in '05, I foolishly went for an omelette. Now I know what I am getting next time.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Mon, 12/3/07 11:39 PM
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Here is one of my favorites, the Strawberry Hotcakes (obviously crepe style) from Pamela's in Pittsburgh.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Tue, 12/4/07 10:25 AM
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Well, thanks Mr. Let Me One Up Your Photo!

Big Jerk.




Seriously, those are some fine looking cakes in their own right, and you have access to them all the time. My trip to Chicago is a rarity - so my wait between pancakes like that will be great!

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Tue, 12/4/07 11:00 AM
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quote:
Originally posted by Pigiron I agree, it is a little silly, considering how simple pancakes are, and the fact that every breakfast restaurant in the country sells pancakes.
But not necesarily good ones.
quote:
Originally posted by Jimeats I'm not sure on this but I think pancake day is Shrove Tuesday the day before Lent begins. Chow Jim
Don't you mean FAT Tuesday?

Make mine buckwheat or this Midwestern staple, the BLUEBERRY pancake.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Tue, 06/29/10 5:21 PM
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Stopped by Polly's Pancake Parlor in Sugar Hill, NH recently.   We were VERY disappointed.  I could name a dozen or more places in New England that consistently serve equal-to-better pancakes at a significantly lower price.  Their six three inch pancakes for $8.19 are actually equal in size to about two five inch pancakes - a small, short stack anywhere else.   The pancakes weren't bad, just way over priced, especially considering the minimal amount of additives where I'm not sure they broke up a half pecan per pancake.  The amount of blue berries in their blueberry pancakes were equally lacking.  Even allowing perhaps $2 for their pure maple syrup, I figure they were still at least 20-30% over priced.  Coffee was very good, but at $2?   

A few superior places include Huckleberry's in Ogunquit ME, Maine Diner in Wells ME, Brunswick Diner in Brunswick ME, Claudia's in Voluntown CT, Jiggers in East Greenwich RI, Modern Diner in Pawtucket RI, etc........

I do admit, however, that it seems pancakes outside of New england do tend to be lacking.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Wed, 06/30/10 9:02 AM
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I always really enjoy the pancakes at Polly's, but the price does border on ridiculous. 

Best place on my list will always be Al's Breakfast in Minneapolis (where most of the staff still recognizes me, even though I only go about once or twice a year when I'm in town).  I am forever thankful that they gave their recipe to Guy Fieri for his book, since now I can recreate a pale imitation of their "Wally Blues" when I'm craving them.

Pancakes are definitely a bit of a religious item, with several schools of thought about what makes a good pancake, since at least one of the places mentioned here (Modern Diner) has pancakes I don't like (although I otherwise love the Modern)
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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Wed, 06/30/10 9:12 AM
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kaszeta


I always really enjoy the pancakes at Polly's, but the price does border on ridiculous. 

Best place on my list will always be Al's Breakfast in Minneapolis (where most of the staff still recognizes me, even though I only go about once or twice a year when I'm in town).  I am forever thankful that they gave their recipe to Guy Fieri for his book, since now I can recreate a pale imitation of their "Wally Blues" when I'm craving them.

Pancakes are definitely a bit of a religious item, with several schools of thought about what makes a good pancake, since at least one of the places mentioned here (Modern Diner) has pancakes I don't like (although I otherwise love the Modern)


The Modern Diner is definitely in my top 10 for favorite pancakes although I haven't had any there in a while, however my all time favorites are still in Vermont, both the blueberry pancakes at the Blue Benn Diner in Bennington and The Berry Berry Pancakes at Dots in Wilmington.
I will be in Minneapolis in August, but won't be going to Al's, it's just one of those places I simply have no desire to check out since I'll only be in town for a few days.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Wed, 06/30/10 12:46 PM
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http://www.originalpancakehouse.com/index.html

I have never enjoyed blueberry pancakes more than at the Original Pancake House.

As far as mixes I think Hungry Jack makes the best product:

http://www.hungryjack.com/products/pancake.aspx


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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Wed, 06/30/10 10:41 PM
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I recently had my first ( but definitely not last ) breakfast of pancakes and bacon at Walker Brothers Pancake House in Wilmette IL, and I loved every bite of it. Just as good if not better than what my mother made almost every Sunday morning of my childhood ( sorry Mom! ) 

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Thu, 07/1/10 8:39 AM
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wanderingjew

The Modern Diner is definitely in my top 10 for favorite pancakes although I haven't had any there in a while, however my all time favorites are still in Vermont, both the blueberry pancakes at the Blue Benn Diner in Bennington and The Berry Berry Pancakes at Dots in Wilmington.
I will be in Minneapolis in August, but won't be going to Al's, it's just one of those places I simply have no desire to check out since I'll only be in town for a few days.


I keep trying to go to the Blue Benn, but both times I've visited they've been unexpectedly closed (kitchen fire one time, power outage another).

I'll add Dots to my list for my next trip to the area.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sat, 07/10/10 5:53 AM
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Some of the best pancakes I've ever had were at Brewer's, in Hamilton, OH on East Ave.  definitely not a good part of town, andI've only had breakfast there.  But, the pancakes are outstanding.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Wed, 07/28/10 9:36 AM
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My favorite ever is Original pancake house 49ers pancakes. They are real thin and melt in your mouth. This is by far my favorite mix all natural and better for you than commercial mixes. I can not have links yet but google Logan Turnpike Mill and try the whole wheat ones. Very light

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sat, 07/31/10 1:08 AM
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I won't even fathom trying to make a list that includes a wide area, like a region or the entire country. It's way too broad. But, in DC - I love the pancakes at the Market Lunch at Eastern MArket (Cap Hill).This place makes buttermilk pancakes that are fluffy AND filling - light, yet hearty. They also make the only scrapple I can eat in DC. I don't do that often, but they can do it.

 And in my home town of Syracuse NY, Nick's Place - which, like the market lunch here in DC, is a b'fast/lunch joint. Open M-F for the downtown work crowd. It doesn't surpise me much that I love the pancakes from Nicks -  I pretty much love all the food at Nick's Place - AND, the new owner Johnny Fratto, has kept Nick's great tradition that has stemmed from the 40's, and brought in some new ideas - but yet, the new ideas fit right into the 40's diner surroundings. His four egg omelet may bring Guy Fiere to Syracuse - or Dinosaur BBQ will, and Nicks gives him reason to stay! Either way - Nick's is my preferred Syracuse b'fast depot. And Market Lunch is the one for DC.

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Sat, 07/31/10 1:24 AM
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the ancient mariner


I "stack" my pancakes up against any. Folks have come from far and wide (well a few blocks anyhow) to join in the joy of sitting down to a breakfast feast highlighted by pancakes A La Mariner. (Actually they are very good.) A recipe given to me by a Lady (I only accept recipes from Ladies)who swears she got it directly from Aunt Jamima herself. Easter is not a pancake day (Ham and eggs on Easter)----- but the following week---Easter Plus One-----will be pancake and sausage Sunday. I can hardly wait.


Aunt Jamima is a fictional character created from an old Minstrel Show. The original inspiration for the Aunt Jemima character was a white male in blackface, who some have described as a German immigrant.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aunt_Jemima

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RE: Best Pancakes in USA - Tue, 08/10/10 8:58 AM
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This has to be the best picture of pancakes EVER -- thanks, Michael.