I have been told it takes awhile for contests to ripen into widely publicized, well-respected, duly recognized affairs -- believe it or not, the first World Series wasn't even televised! So I am neither disappointed nor surprised that the topic around South Florida's water coolers this week hasn't centered on whether S&S Diner will hold on to its prized pancake trophy, or if it's fair that a diner located in an old pharmacy has to compete with a multimillion-dollar hotel in the Best Maple Syrup category, or on any other such anticipatory chatter regarding the Second Annual Flapjack Flip-Off. I am confident the public's enthusiasm for this affair will eventually rise like a... More >>>