Slappy Cakes, Portland

Think your pancake-flipping skills can rival those of the greatest line cooks? Head over to Slappy Cakes Restaurant — another killer concept born in foodie-friendly Portland, Oregon — and you can find everything you need to put your abilities to the test. Choose from a variety of batters and toppings, then get to work at one of the griddles that are built right into all of the restaurant’s tables. And you can get pretty creative. Think buckwheat pancakes with cheddar cheese and crumbled sausage, or ginger pancakes with apples and lavender honey. At Slappy Cakes, it’s all up to you.

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Caitlin spends her days scouring the globe for the world’s coolest food finds. She is the founder of online food pop-culture mag, The Urban Grocer, and is a food writer, blogger, producer, television presenter and supper club chef. She lives between Europe and NY with her husband and their dog, Taco.

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