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Want to Cross Paths With the Rich? Head to IHOP
Want to Cross Paths With
the Rich? Head to IHOP

Want to Cross Paths With the Rich? Head to IHOP

Chain restaurants are where those of diverse socioeconomic statuses may get to interact

(Newser) - If you were asked to come up with venues that represent a true melting pot of the rich, poor, and everyone in between interacting, you might think of the likes of churches, parks, and post offices. But the Messenger reports on a new study out of MIT and California's...

Adam Sandler's Very Short IHOP Visit Goes Viral
IHOP Hostess
Kicking Herself
After Adam Sandler
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IHOP Hostess Kicking Herself After Adam Sandler Encounter

Worker didn't recognize him under his face mask, caused him to leave after informing him of long wait

(Newser) - An IHOP hostess got her 15 minutes of fame this week after posting a video of her meeting Adam Sandler, though she didn't know it was him when she met him. People reports that Dayanna Rodas' TikTok footage shows herself with a masked Sandler, who was dressed casually in...

Don't Call IHOP's New Restaurant 'Fast Food'

Flip'd is 'fast casual,' thanks

(Newser) - As breakfast becomes a bigger deal at many fast food chains, IHOP will jump into the fray with its own "fast casual" chain of restaurants, CNN reports. The first Flip'd by IHOP will open in Atlanta in April, and more locations are possible next year, per a press...

Mother's Day Joke From IHOP Displeases Twitter

Image of a uterus full of pancakes does not land well

(Newser) - If IHOP wanted only to generate attention with a jokey Mother's Day tweet , mission accomplished. If it wanted to charm everyone, not so much. The tweet in question shows a photoshopped image of a uterus in an ultrasound filled with a stack of pancakes. "If you have pancakes...

More Advertisers Join Tucker Carlson Boycott

IHOP is the latest to ditch Fox host

(Newser) - IHOP has become the latest advertiser to yank its ads from Tucker Carlson Tonight amid an outcry over the host's comments about immigrants . Advertisers have been leaving the Fox News show since last week, when Carlson complained that admitting immigrants was making America "poorer, dirtier, and more divided....

IHOP: Yep, We 'Faked' Our Own Name Change

Chain confirms it was a 'publicity stunt'

(Newser) - IHOP has come clean. The pancake chain has acknowledged that a name change announced last month was just a publicity stunt to promote its hamburger menu. (Everyone pretty much knew that anyway.) The company best known for its breakfasts already had burgers on the menu but had started using...

IHOP Reveals What Its New 'b' Stands For

'Burgers' ... but the company isn't really changing name from IHOP

(Newser) - "Burgers." That's what the "b" stands for in IHOP's name change , which CNNMoney reports isn't actually a name change. It's merely a temporary marketing stunt to promote a new emphasis on burgers. "We are definitely going to be IHOP," company president...

IHOP Just Flipped One Letter in Its Name

But no one knows yet what the 'b' in 'IHOb' stands for

(Newser) - First it was International House of Pancakes, then just IHOP, and now … IHOb? A cryptic tweet Monday from the restaurant chain notes a coming rebrand, though it's not saying what the "b" stands for; that reveal will come on Monday. "We're serious about the quality...

Big Changes Afoot for IHOP, Applebee's

Parent company closing some locations, opening new ones elsewhere

(Newser) - Fans of IHOP and Applebee's, take note: It's possible your hometown location will be closing, though it's also possible one will opening there soon. Parent company DineEquity announced a plan to close as many as 160 of the restaurants and to open up to 125 new ones,...

These Are 5 of the Unhealthiest Meals You Can Order
These Are 5 of the Unhealthiest
Meals You Can Order
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These Are 5 of the Unhealthiest Meals You Can Order

Including a breakfast with 1,990 calories

(Newser) - The Center for Science in the Public Interest is out with its annual list of chain restaurant "meals" that are so packed with calories they're more like a full day (or more) worth of food, the Consumerist reports. Highlights from CSPI's list of eight:
  • The highest number

Parking Lot Chasm Swallows 12 Cars

Mississippi IHOP incident still a mystery

(Newser) - A cave-in of a restaurant parking lot in Mississippi swallowed 12 cars, and experts are expected to begin work Monday to determine the cause of the collapse, authorities say. No one was reported injured when the pavement gave way outside the IHOP restaurant in Meridian Saturday night, leaving a long...

Carson City, Nevada IHOP Shooter Identified: Eduardo Sencion
 Nevada IHOP Shooter Identified 

Nevada IHOP Shooter Identified

Eyewitnesses describe horrific scene as Eduardo Sencion began shooting

(Newser) - Eyewitnesses are coming forward to talk about yesterday's horrific shooting at an IHOP in Carson City, Nevada. The gunman has been identified as 32-year-old Eduardo Sencion, and witnesses say he was carrying an AK-47, which he reloaded at least once, according to the Reno Gazette-Journal . Three of the four...

4 Dead in Nevada IHOP Shooting

Gunman opens fire in Carson City restaurant

(Newser) - Four people are dead and eight others wounded after a gunman opened fire with a rifle at a Nevada IHOP restaurant this morning, police said. The shooter, who died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds, is among the four fatalities. The shooting happened about 9am local time at the Carson City restaurant,...

stay porky, America! IHOP Introduces Cheesecake Pancakes

 IHOP Debuts 
move over, double down

IHOP Debuts Cheesecake Pancakes

Calorie counters might want to go elsewhere

(Newser) - IHOP and KFC must be in a race to see who can clog the most arteries: the chain has introduced a new breakfast that combines cheesecake with its signature pancakes. Dubbed "Pancake Stackers," the decadent dish is two pancakes stacked between crustless cheesecake, topped with a fruit concoction,...

Shocking Egg-Farm Film Reignites Animal Debate

Humane Society video sparks new battle with farmers

(Newser) - A video showing chickens being slammed into metal crates has reignited a battle between the Humane Society and farmers. The footage, shot by an undercover Humane Society volunteer, shows chickens held in battery cages over enormous manure pits and chickens being violently shoved into a euthanizing chamber. "We're asking...

Donate $, Get Free Pancakes
 Donate $, Get Free Pancakes 

Donate $, Get Free Pancakes

Chain hopes to raise millions with annual event

(Newser) - If hunger pangs and altruism happen to strike at the same time tomorrow, head to your nearest IHOP. The chain is celebrating National Pancake Day from 7am-10pm, and a donation to local children’s hospitals will get you a free short stack. Check here for details.

Hilton Sis 'Arrests' Homeless Guy at IHOP

Heiress got shoved at IHOP

(Newser) - Those Hilton sisters are tougher than they look. Nicky was at a West Hollywood IHOP at 5am Saturday when she was shoved by a homeless man—whom the socialite promptly placed under citizen’s arrest, Us reports. A deputy who happened to be at IHOP helped out, and the man...

Eight Terrible, Tasty Ways to Start the Day

Worst breakfasts include 'stacked and stuffed hotcakes'

(Newser) - Breakfast isn’t just the most important meal of the day—for many Americans, it’s the most fattening. The worst breakfast in the nation, nutritionally speaking, is the Stacked and Stuffed Caramel Banana Pecan Hotcakes at Bob Evans, experts tell MSNBC. Here are some other bad breakfast foods:
  1. IHOP

IHOP Gets a Taste of Applebee's
IHOP Gets a Taste of Applebee's

IHOP Gets a Taste of Applebee's

(Newser) - Breakfast giant International House of Pancakes is acquiring the bar-and-grill chain Applebee's for $1.9B, or $25.50 a share—4.6% higher than Friday's closing price. IHOP will turn most of Applebee's 508 restaurants into franchises at a rate of 40 per quarter beginning in 2008, a move that...

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