Forget wings -- for some this Super Bowl weekend, it was all about pancakes. On Saturday, competitive eaters gathered at International House of Pancakes locations around the country for the first ever Pancake Bowl. St. Louis was no exception.
An eclectic crowd of men -- some bearded, some wearing cut-off t-shirts -- descended on the St. Peters location, each one hoping to win the title of regional pancake eating champion. Some qualified by holding records at other IHOP locations. Mounds of butter and pools of syrup were served as the towers of pancakes toppled. Truly an epic competition, it all came down to the final seconds and the final pancake.More »