The $20 Pancake, With A Strawberry On Top


Okay, to be fair, those popular flapjacks are the trendy underpinnings of a colossal sundae-thing. For twenty bucks, you get:

• Three (count ’em, three) pancakes

• Two chocolate waffle-rific ear-like things

• A scoop of vanilla ice cream

• Six banana slices

• Two strawberries (sliced artfully) plus some additional random fruit

• What might properly be called a “drizzle” of caramel sauce

• Whipped cream galore (wait, does 12 squirts add up to galore? Checking.)

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