I remember when I discovered these, broke and wandering through Chinatown in search of affordable food. These hotcakes saved my life.
“As we eagerly ran up to the hotcakes cart for our usual two orders, we noticed two women standing nearby, dubiously eying the cart. I could hear them muttering to one another, wondering what the hotcakes were and whether they should get them. Now normally I don’t get involved in other people’s conversations but HELLO. It’s HOTCAKES. They’re delicious. And it’s only $1 for a bag of 15. That’s a super low risk factor. I told them they would love them (who doesn’t??), but we left them still trying to decide if they should or not.”