You're playing the Super Mario music in your head, aren't you? | Nancy Stiles
About four years ago, Dan Drake started making crazy pancakes. He's worked at the Courtesy Diner (3155 South Kingshighway; 314-776-9059) for almost five years, but is achieving that peculiar thing known as Reddit fame because of some old photos a friend took of him during a slow shift. Drake is actually a musician -- his band is called the Psychedelic Psychonauts -- but he's embracing his breakfast break, as it were.
"I'll try [to make] anything," Drake tells Gut Check from behind the counter at Courtesy Diner. "I can draw, so if I can draw it, I can probably make it in pancakes."More »