Posts Tagged ‘krispy kreme’

Frosting on Debate: What Defines a Doughnut?

Are doughnuts the new cupcake? Asking that question of various D.C.-area fried-dough aficionados for this week's Young & Hungry column tended to lead to a more Clintonian discussion: how do you define a doughnut? A cupcake is a cupcake. It's small. It's muffin-shaped. It sometimes has sprinkles. Doughnuts come in all shapes and sizes and […]

More Offbeat Brunch Options: The Baked Cinnamon Bun French Toast at Blue Duck

If the plate of "French toast" at Blue Duck Tavern looks more like a pair of cinnamon rolls conjoined at the hip, there's a reason. Chef Brian McBride developed this weekend special (no doubt in a subterranean laboratory with a hunchback assistant and lots of beakers overflowing with dry-ice clouds) by fusing a mall-court favorite […]

Free Donuts, Go Nuts

On the heels of my recent post about Fairfax's greasy-sewer lawsuit against Krispy Kreme, the company is teaming up with Dunkin' Donuts to offer (you guessed it) free doughnuts for (you guessed it) National Doughnut Day. Question: is National Doughnut Day something we should have? I'm onboard for Presidents Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, […]

Fairfax to Krispy Kreme: “See You in Krispy Kourt”

Let's hear Sotomayor's take on this one: the Examiner reports that Fairfax is suing Krispy Kreme. The doughnut maker's Lorton, Va. plant stands accused of clogging public sewer systems with sheer deliciousness (a.k.a. yeast, grease, and everything that makes Paula Deen cuddly, roly poly, and fat-positive). If Fairfax's claim is upheld, American jurisprudence may be […]