Dominique Ansel: Copycat Cookie Shots

Remember about a year ago the Cronut arrived on the scene and what followed was a slew of Dominique Ansel copycat creations? Well look what's he's "created" this year for SXSW- cookie shots. Ahem. For the regular readers of my blog that go back two years, does it even seem the slight bit familiar to something... Continue Reading →

Heavenly Donuts: Ghost Donut

Seasonal shaped donuts don't mean great tasting donuts. At least that's what I learned when I tried Krispy Kreme's Halloween offerings and now Heavenly Donuts falls into that same unfortunate category. Heavenly Donuts is located in the Del Cerro neighborhood in an unassuming shopping center. It's easy to miss but I visited here specifically to... Continue Reading →

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts: Seasonal Halloween Treats

With the introduction of fall, pumpkin and Halloween goodies are popping up every where and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is no different. Plastered all over their windows are their seasonal goods, advertising pumpkin spice lattes and cleverly named Krispy Skremes for their sprinkle, pumpkin and spider web-decorated doughnuts. But these are only a few of the doughnuts they're... Continue Reading →

Visions of Donuts Dance in My Head

Happy National Donut Day! I had originally intended not to post about today but decided at the last moment to acknowledge it with some of my favorite donut memories. Or doughnuts if you insist. Mental Floss did a roundup of 17 Extreme Donuts That Look Like They'll Kill You and my donut shooters from last... Continue Reading →

Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee: On Doing It Right

One thing I appreciate about Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee is the AP Style spelling of 'doughnuts' instead of the more common 'donuts.' It immediately concocts sophistication and extra effort in both spelling out the extra letters and it especially rings true when it comes to the actual donut itself. But that's only one of many... Continue Reading →

Donut Bar + Cool Jerk Contribution

If you haven't already guessed it, I'm a donut fiend. A trip to a new city isn't complete until I check out their donut scene. While Portland, Austin, Beverly Hills (the now defunct but fabulous Fritelli's) and San Francisco all have amazing artisinal donuts, I've been longing for San Diego to have a donut scene of... Continue Reading →

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