I don't know anyone who doesn't love pancakes, that's why today, we celebrate. So if you're looking for a good short stack or you like them big and buttery, here are five local places you might want to check out today.

Before we get to the list, how about a little history so you know why we have a special day just for pancakes.

There is archaeological evidence that suggests that pancakes are probably the earliest and most widespread breakfast food eaten in prehistoric societies. According to National Geographic, the ancient Greeks and Romans ate pancakes sweetened with honey and the Elizabethans ate them flavored with spices, rosewater, sherry, and apples.

Pancakes are also known as flapjacks or hotcakes.

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Now the moment you've all been waiting for. Here are 5 places in our immediate area that have some pretty good, if not great pancakes:

5 LOCAL PLACES TO GET SOME GREAT PANCAKES

Don't sweat it if you can't wip up a batch or visit one of these locations before work, the great thing about pancakes is they taste just as good for dinner too. Happy National Pancake Day!!!!

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