"Get your frying pans at the ready folks, February 21 is Shrove Tuesday and this year's pancake action need not be confined to the kitchen. Pancake races across the city will see everyone from builders to hipsters to MPs and even Time Out journalists tossing their way towards the finish line. Dress up and join in or chomp a bit of batter from the sidelines. And don't worry if your pancakes turn out to be a flop, you can always check out the best places in London to get a pancake. Easy peasy lemon squeezy."