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Old School Eats

Old School Eats: Nickel Diner (LA)

Downtown Los Angeles is a special place--a part of town that still feels authentically gritty and big city-like. Even amongst the gentrification going strong in a few, piecemeal pockets, downtown LA is still pretty much what it was in Beverly Hills Cop 2. Sure, the...

ReCPY

ReCPY: MOnut

After seeing so many people starting a second career by opening gluten-free bakeries around the U.S., I thought, "Martha, you totally missed your chance to capitalize on my MO-dessert line!" Unfortunately, whenever I read recipes for gluten-free items online, it's always so complicated....

Happy Donut Day!

Today is National Donut Day! I woke up this morning in high anticipation for this and walked over to my local donut shop, Colonial Donuts. Love me a glazed donut first thing in the morning. According...

Tokyo JUNKtion

Donuts in Tokyo

Donuts are quintessentially American. They are fried gobs of dough drenched in icing and sprinkles. Therefore, it is a mystery why Tokyo-ites, who are otherwise so conscious of calorical intake, line-up for donuts with wait times that put lines at the Apple store the morning of the iPhone release to...

Jam Doughnuts from Down Under

Greetings from Down Under! I am in Australia, spending a few weeks in Melbourne and having a great time.There are all kinds of funny little wordy differences here:'capsicum' means ' bell...

Pride and Fried

After my unsuccessful trial to make "baked" doughnuts, it has been sitting on my head that I need to make edible doughnut. I have a tendency to keep trying until I succeed, as you can see from my Laduree battle.Speaking of macarons, I still make them for parties...

What? Healthy Doughnut? WTF?!

I understand people are conscious about what they eat. I am not talking about organic food, Erin, which is a completely different matter. I just don't buy it because I can't simply afford to pay $2.99 for a cucumber, compared to $0.99 for two.Anyhow, healthy food (fat free, low fat,...

Japan's Donuts

Everyone knows Japan has great food. Beautiful food. Complex food. But let me be the one to tell you...Japan knows the Donut. These drawings are of some of the finest dough treats I ate while traveling in Japan during the month of April....

Mr. Donut Desktop

The new ad campaign for Mr. Donut's Honey Dipped donuts hit the walls of the Ginza Subway line this week. I am always in awe of their design team. For this campaign,...