There are many pancakes in the world undeserving of your time and attention. Ones that are dull, or leaden, or nothing more than vehicles for syrup. But truly great pancakes—those are worth a special trip. Here are 5 pancakes across the country we're crazy about, from super-crisp ones in Pittsburgh to foie gras–topped ones in New York.
Serious Eats digs into pancakes around the world.