CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 10: An IHOP restaurant serves customers on August 10, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. DineEquity, the parent company of Applebee's and IHOP, plans to close up to 160 restaurants in the first quarter of 2018. The announcement helped the stock climb more than 4 percent today. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

IHOP laughs at your chicken and waffles. The restaurant chain is going straight for chicken and pancakes.

IHOP will start serving Buttermilk Crispy Chicken. It will be included on 8 menu items.

The crispy chicken breast strips will be available with 4 fluffy pancakes. Yes, they will have chicken with bacon cheddar waffles as well. The chicken is available at participating locations for a limited time.

Chicken and waffles or chicken and pancakes? Which way are you going?