Grill & Griddle Pans
The only difference between grill pans and a griddle pans is the surface. Griddle pans have a flat surface and grill pans not. Both pans have some pros and cons
Griddle pans are easier to use and clean because its surface is completely flat. If you don’t master grill technique, using a flat griddle pan will help you prevent the most delicate ingredients to break or stick in the cooking surface.
Grill pans surface separates food cooking juices from the ingredient itself, which ensures food is grilled, not stewed or poached. It also reduces steam, which can be especially relevant in small kitchens. Grill pans can also be harder to clean.