Some of you old timers here at MeFi will no doubt recall how pancakes used to play a big part around here: we loved pancakes, we respected pancakes, and we mentioned or discussed them with great frequency. In recent times, however, the noble pancake is seldom seen here on the blue. I think it's time to get back to our roots. And let's do it with monkey and ape pancakes. Beatles pancakes and beetles pancakes. The Walking Dead pancakes. Skull pancakes and zombie pancakes and, dooby dooby doo, Frank Sinatra pancakes. Not to mention pansnakes. Bon appétit! [more inside]
Hanukkah draws nigh and that means latkes. [The oil in which the potato pancake is cooked symbolizes the miraculously long-burning fuel that lit the Second Temple.] Bubala Please shows you how to keep it real. [more inside]
It's true! IHOP is serving FREE PANCAKES TODAY to celebrate International Pancake Day. But wait... aren't they a week late? Who cares - I'll be glad to celebrate this day twice. [Previously: 2009 2008 2007 2006 . . . MetaFilter loves pancakes amirite?]
It's Pancake Day! Also known as Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras, the day before Lent is celebrated in the UK by events such as football matches, races, and the consumption of mountains of pancakes. Perhaps you celebrated by running a pancake race, like the famous one in Ripon? Or, perhaps, you made some lovely pancakes of your own?
Transcripts of a troubled mind tells the life and times of Breece D'J Pancake, a brilliant young writer from South Charleston, West Virginia. In a raw, stripped down style, much of his work focused on the people and the language of the Appalachia He committed suicide at the age of 29 and left behind a small, but powerful collection of stories