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Three random pancake eating challenges
3 big pancakes Pancake Challenge - defunct Addie's Place Andover, ME restaurant closed
8 pancakes Green Mountain Feast The Original General Store Pittsfield, VT includes 8 pancakes, 6 eggs, home fries, 6 bacon strips and 2 orders of toast
big pancake Pancake Challenge Dizzy's Diner Brooklyn, NY
(All pancake eating challenges in database)

Emma Dalton will appear on the British TV channel ITV at 8pm tonight on the Kyle Files. The topic of the program is Britain's obesity crisis. Emma also has a video of her eating 120 pancakes, which she thinks is a world record and has started an instagram at emmadalton2837. update The Sun and Daily Star have articles.
Sweet Home News has an article about Ryan "Max Carnage" Rodacker of the Big Eaters Club being the first person to attempt that pancake challenge at Sweet Home Cafe in Sweet Home, OR. (cached version bypasses paywall)
IHOP has started its All You can Eat Pancakes offer, which is available until February 12.
Ramsey Hinton is currently doing a food challenge tour of Chicago. According to the facebook for the Potholder Cafe in Long Beach, he is now the first person to have completed official restaurant challenges in all 50 states.
6'6" bodybuilder Shiwalla Singh finished the Mac Daddy pancake challenge in 18 minutes at Mac 24/7 in Honolulu, one of the faster times.
Metro.co.uk has an article about Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran finishing the 20 pancake challenge weighing 7 pounds at My House Diner in Leeds in 18 minutes. Kate Ovens has uploaded a video of her eating 12 pancakes at the Breakfast Club in London.
Leah Shutkever finished the "Pancake Problem" challenge at Huckleberry's American Diner in Flaxton, Yorkshire on Saturday, the 3rd person out of 2000 attempts to complete the challenge. The attempt occured while "Beard Meats Food" and Marc Pitt were recording a television program at the restaurant.
Mobile Marketer has a blog entry about the Instagram #panuary contest that is being held in conjunction with IHOP's All You Can Eat pancakes offer.
IHOP announces the chain will offer all you can eat pancakes until February 14. The #panuary Instagram challenge will return; no mention is made of the comeback of the Pancake Bowl eating contest. (via Stephanie Wu)
Annie Leblanc, a runner on the University of Oregon track team from Montreal, announces she was the first female to finish the giant pancake challenge at Addi's 'S Diner in Springfield, OR.
Diana bills herself as a powerlifter/bodybuilder on her DianasFitDiary instagram, but her top sport might be competitive eating. Last week she posted a picture of a huge stack of pancakes (at an unnamed restaurant) that she ate.
The New York Daily News has a report on Crazy Legs taking advantage of IHOP's all you can eat offer to set the house record of 14 at a Manhattan location. update Jan 31 Molly Schuyler says she ate 95 pancakes
IHOP announces all you can eat pancakes are now available at participating locations until February 8. Pictures tagged with #panuary will be submitted to a virtual "Hall of Fame". The IHOP website has no mention of a 2015 Pancake Bowl eating contest.
The 10 pound meatball sandwich at Bartolini's in Midlothian, IL was finished by Molly Schuyler in 7:57, breaking Pat Bertoletti's record of 9:20. Molly also set a new record of 2:13 for the Triple D pancake challenge at Rivers Edge Cafe in Sacramento.
The Las Vegas Sun has a report on attempt at the Stackzilla pancake challenge with Juan "More Bite" Rodriguez at Du Par’s restaurant in the Golden Gate hotel-casino.
Several IHOPs in northern Virginia will hold a pancake eating contest on February 19 in honor of National Pancake Day.  
Great-Taste.net reports that Kristin Avery ate 42 Pancakes in 25 minutes to win the IHOP Pancake Bowl for the Los Angeles region. The contest went into overtime after she tied with Naader Reda and another competitor by eating 31 pancakes in 20 minutes. (picture)    
Brian's 24 in San Diego will hold a Pancake Monster eating contest on Thursday morning.  

2014 IHOP Pancake Bowl finals

update Feb 2
Portland, “Max Carnage”, 33
St. Louis, P.J. Brennan, 26, defeats Kyle Hanner  update Feb 3 Riverfront Times has a blog entry

update Results
Des Moines, Molly Schuyler, 59 in 20 minutes
Los Angeles 42 by unnamed woman
Fort Wayne, IN 33.5 (unnamed)
San Diego, Trevor Iordanides, 28
Chicago, Israel (no last name) 25
Rockford, IL Juan Mendez 19

Rich LeFevre competed in the Las Vegas contest (results have yet to be posted)

update Ryen says she ate 18 pancakes to set a house record (I am not sure if this was in a Pancake Bowl).

The Pancake Bowls held at IHOPs across the country should be starting soon. Naader Reda has produced a video about his qualification for the Los Angeles contest.

2012 post about the college pancake contests held at IHOP in the 1960s & 70s.

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The Daily Press reports that Naader Reda ate 40 pancakes at an IHOP in Victorville, CA, which qualfied him for the Pancake Bowl finals in Los Angeles.

Top IHOP AYCE pancake totals

Here are the highest publicized totals for pancakes eaten at an International House I have seen. Additional documented counts will be added to the list on request.

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IHOP Pancake Bowl qualifying ends today

update Molly Schuyler ate 70 pancakes to top a leader board.

Qualifying for the IHOP Pancake Bowl finals on February 1 ends today. A picture of a leader board (probably at a Las Vegas location) lists the top 3:

1) Miki Sudo 50 (probably IHOP AYCE female record)
2) Locust 45
3) Madame of Etiquette 18

The Big Eaters Club has a video of “Max Carnage” eating 43 pancakes.

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Alejandra B (17 pancakes) is the first woman I have seen at the top of a leader board for IHOP's Pancake Bowl.
Naader Reda has produced a video to promote his video project where people will record videos at IHOP during the AYCE pancake promotion.
Erik L has posted a video of him eating 35 pancakes, the highest total I have seen so far for IHOP's Pancake Bowl which closes on January 26.
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