Where To Get Sweet Deals On National Donut DayIt's almost like Christmas in June! Friday, June 5 is National Donut Day and, as you can imagine, bakeries across the Twin Cities are preparing.
Best Doughnuts In MinnesotaAlmost big enough to fit over your head, and maybe it should, it measures just over a foot accross. You will definitely want to mess with the Texas Doughnut, forget Minnesota nice.
Guest Pass: Granny's DonutsAt Granny Donuts, in West St. Paul, it's a race to keep the display case stocked. "Sometimes if we don't get here early enough in the morning, they're all gone and then we don't get the favorite donuts," frequent customer Jane Williamson said.
Bogart's Doughnuts Creates Special Doughnut For Twin Cities Doughnut CrawlIf you were lucky enough to get a ticket before they sold out, you'll definitely get your fill on the Twin Cities Donut Crawl this weekend. If not, you can always stop by Mel-O-Glaze, A Baker's Wife or Bogart's Doughnuts on your own.
Minneapolis Donut Crawl Sells Out, Adds 2nd DateWhat started as a few friends sampling pastries has turned into the Twin Cities sweetest new happening, and a sold out event. The Twin Cities Donut Crawl may just be the ultimate sugar rush. Ticket holders get coffee, a T-shirt and, of course, a donut from three local favorites.
Twin Cities Baker Talks About Winning 'Donut Showdown'Katy Gerdes won $10,000 in the "Donut Showdown" competition, which pitted her against some very talented bakers from across the country. WCCO's Dave Lee talked with her about the contest, which aired on the Cooking Channel, and the crazy concoctions they had to make.
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Next Minnesota Stop For Dunkin' Donuts -- DuluthFirst Rochester, now Duluth. The city at the point of Lake Superior is earmarked to be the next location for Dunkin' Donuts in Minnesota. The first new Minnesota store opened at the Kahler Grand Hotel at 15 First Ave. SW in Rochester last month.
Dunkin' Donuts Makes Its Return To MinnesotaTwin Cities residents who crave the taste of Dunkin' Donuts pastries, or their equally endorsed coffee drinks, don't have to drive to Wisconsin any longer. They just have to drive to Rochester. A new Dunkin' Donuts location just opened in the Kahler Grand Hotel.
Glam Doll Ranked Among Top 10 Donut Shops In U.S.If you are still making your plans for National Doughnut Day, which occurs this Friday, there's one shop in the Twin Cities that may be a little tougher to get into. That's because USA Today just ranked Glam Doll Donuts in Minneapolis among their ten best doughnut shops in the entire country.
Glam Doll Donuts Earns National PropsYou don't need to hit up the coasts or fall victim to the dreaded "Cronut" craze to have some of the best breakfast pastries in the country. Just head over to Eat Street in Minneapolis. The website Thrillist has named Glam Doll Donuts in Minneapolis one of the best in the U.S.
Minnesota Could Soon Be Dunkin' Donuts AgainDunkin' Donuts is looking to expand in to Minnesota. The last franchise closed in the late 1990s, but now the shop wants to open about 50 restaurants across the state by the end of next summer. A majority of them would be in the Twin Cities, but other cities, including Duluth, will have locations. Derek Struss is one of the people excited about Dunkin's return to Minnesota.