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Sourdough Pancakes. Where?

ipsedixit Oct 21, 2012 12:40 PM

The most recent posts about sourdough pancakes date back to some 6-7 years ago, and the general consensus seems to be Campanile (not really an option going forward) and Original Pancake House.

So let me open up the table for recommendations.

Anyone?

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    bulavinaka Oct 21, 2012 12:46 PM

    The Original Pancake House still has it, but don't expect the tart sourishness of a good sourdough bread.

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    1. re: bulavinaka
      ipsedixit Oct 21, 2012 12:49 PM

      Like you, I often ignore the message and only read the title. :-)

      (>>> "The most recent posts about sourdough pancakes date back to some 6-7 years ago, and the general consensus seems to be Campanile (not really an option going forward) and Original Pancake House.")

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        bulavinaka Oct 21, 2012 01:06 PM

        Believe it or not, I did read it. I just thought it worth mentioning since others might find this thread if searching for this somewhat rarer version of pancakes. On the same token, I am often guilty as charged...

    2. ipsedixit Oct 22, 2012 01:48 PM

      No one else??

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      1. re: ipsedixit
        Will Owen Oct 22, 2012 02:02 PM

        I think you've run dry here, if IHOP no longer has them. Pancake House or make your own, which is not really that hard once you've got your starter. If I yearned for them just a little bit more that's what I'd do, but my days of pancake lust are long gone.

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          ozhead Oct 22, 2012 03:33 PM

          Great title for a steamy novel: "Days of Pancake Lust."

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            Will Owen Oct 23, 2012 11:02 AM

            More sticky than steamy, I'd say!

            The Pancake House I most frequented was in Anchorage, and not part of a chain. Their starter was reputed to predate the restaurant's existence by over fifty years, although of course as it's a colony of living organisms its actual age is more ephemeral than otherwise. Those pancakes were chewy and quite sour; one could get a short stack of two kinds and mix them up, which I liked to do with the sourdough and fluffy buttermilk ones. For another quarter they'd top them with sugared strawberries and whipped cream. Pancake lust indeed …

        2. re: ipsedixit
          Servorg Oct 22, 2012 04:17 PM

          If I had more courage I'd steel myself and recommend the Dosa Truck http://www.roadstoves.com/Dosa.html to you for their crispy sourdough crepes - but I know you are the "anti-truck" and I'd be tempting fate to do it...so I won't... ;-D>

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            ipsedixit Oct 22, 2012 04:45 PM

            Do they even have sourdough Dosas? Didn't see it on the menu.

            1. re: ipsedixit
              Servorg Oct 22, 2012 05:23 PM

              "The Dosa truck serves up crispy sourdough crepes made from rice and lentil flour, stuffed with traditional vegetarian cuisine."

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                kevin Oct 22, 2012 11:20 PM

                If its anything like the old Madhu's Dasparakash, I'm so there.

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