Pancakes make for a classic, delicious breakfast. And while you’ll find them at diners and breakfast buffets, it feels like they’re at least a little less commonly prepared in home kitchens these days. For a generation of millennials accused of not knowing how to use a can opener, it might have something to do with the labor that goes into mixing up pancake batter. After all, you just have to throw bacon in a frying pan to get something edible.
Earlier this year, IHOP had a bit of an identity crisis. The chain of pancake houses tried to flip the script on its namesake menu item by literally flipping the “p” to a “b” in order to promote its burger offerings. While that was a short-lived, attention-grabbing stunt, IHOP’s next act would certainly seem to be a natural pairing with hamburgers: beer.
When it comes to New York City brunch spots, Bubby’s is an institution.
Breakfast on the go can be super boring. If you are a commuter in need of a one-handed morning meal that you don’t acquire in a drive-through, your choices can be limited. The usual suspects like protein or granola bars, bottles of shakes or liquid yogurts, and of course, toaster pastries can fill a need, but they aren’t often something you might actively crave. So how do you improve your breakfast lot when you don’t have time for a sit-down meal?