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As you may have heard, Dunkin' Donuts announced plans for a major expansion Westward, hoping that their cult-like following will transcend coastal differences. This plan includes the projected openings of 250 new locations per year in 2011 and 2012. In the next 20 years, the company plans on doubling their number of U.S. locations to 15,000 (compared to McDonalds' 14,000 and Starbucks' 11,000).
However, I have a warning for all Californians: If you love Dunkin' Donuts, do not get your hopes up! As the LA Times reports, the Dunkin' Donuts expansion will stop in New Mexico, at least for now. This is very unfortunate news for the many Californians, like King J in the video below, who have been craving Dunkin' Donuts for many years and begging …Read more >
While Portland isn't known as one of the top Donut Cities (yes, there are donut cities), it is still possible to get a really scrumptious donut there. However, you have to do a little digging, and Serious Eats is there to help you every step of the way with their list of Portland's Top 9 Donuts.
- First on their list is the Prince of Darkness donut at Staccato Gelato, a very chocolatey, but as they say "not too sweet" chocolate fudge donut.
- Then, we have Helen Bernhard Bakery's Old Fashioned Glazed Donut. It's only sixty nine cents, plus it's said to have a slight buttermilk flavor.
- Fleur De Lis bakery's Potato Donut is next on the list. This delicious donut is covered in cinnamon and sugar, and they include the donut hole as well!
- Next is Grune…
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When you think about fashion week and the models involved, you probably don't think about everyone's favorite caloric snack, the donut. However, Glamour magazine has paired with Krispy Kreme to create the "glamour glaze" donuts, a limited-edition selection of strawberry and orange glazed donuts from August to October, just in time for London Fashion Week. Watch out for the photo booths which will be located next to retail outlets, where you can play model for a few minutes and walk down the metaphorical runway with your fashion-foward donut.
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Former tech employees Jordan Zweigoron and Web Granger have opened a fantastic donut shop in Campbell, CA called "Psycho Donuts". After some protest from the mental health community, they have managed to change the names of their donuts from things like "Bipolar" to "Mood Swings", so now all is well between the mental health community and Psycho Donuts. They are still playing off the "mental hospital" vibe of their shop, which includes sexy nurses at the door who give patrons squares of bubble wrap to pop while making a donut decision, or while waiting--and who doesn't love popping bubble wrap?
Zweigoron says they are looking to expand their varieties of donuts and become more and more innovative as time goes on. He even hints at the ide…
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