My NYC food bucket list is pretty long and complicated, but there is one item that has always been at the top: the mac & cheese pancakes from Shopsin's. Last spring I wrote a piece about some of the most outrageous brunch dishes in America. The mac & cheese pancakes were one of them.

Now, a year later, I finally set out to cross this off my NYC food bucket list. And this is how it went:

Here's a nice photo essay about the mac & cheese pancakes. I hope it encompasses everything they had to offer.