IHOP, formerly known as The International House of Pancakes, is a U.S. based restaurant chain that specializes in breakfast foods. Founders Al and Jerry Lapin,
along with early investors Al and Trudy Kallis (below),open the first International
House of Pancakes (above) in the Los Angeles suburb of Toluca Lake, California
on Monday, July 7, 1958. Today, the company has 1,500 locations across America.