Humans used to stack the pancakes by hand, but in a bid to reduce labor costs, HoneyTop Pancakes switched to a robot solution from ABB Robotics. In their machine, pancakes on a conveyor belt are fed into an enclosure where the insect-like Flexpicker robots grab and stack the pancakes at a truly astonishing speed, at [...]
The ChefStack Automatic Pancake Machine ($3,500) spits out 97% fat-free pancakes at a rate of 200 per hour. It is intended for target markets including "convenience stores, coffee shops, hospital cafeterias, and university and corporate feeding." Likely faster than a pancake-making robot, but nowhere near as cool.
[ChefStack via NotCot]
In Republican Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal's response to Barack Obama's speech to Congress, he kept repeating that "Americans can do anything." On last night's The Daily Show, Jon Stewart proved just that — by eating a blueberry pancake-wrapped sausage on a stick, dipped in Baconnaise Light. Stewart says, "I think my tongue just took a [...]
On a recent episode of Man v Food, Adam Richman visited the Stepping Stone Cafe in Portland, Oregon, to eat some Mancakes, giant 13-inch pancakes. They come in whole wheat, buttermilk, and pumpkin.
What Food Network Magazine is calling "Food Network Chefs in Pancake Art" doesn't fit into our category of what we'd call food art. The resemblances aren't even close, but hey, if you want to learn how to make some poor caricatures out of pancakes, the Food Network even made a handy how-to slide-show. We, however, [...]