Dominique Ansel Bakery: A Cronut or a Hero?

A dear friend of mine by the name of Ricky once told me, “You should never meet your heroes.” It made me wonder, should I not pursue the lionized Cronut (Croissant + Donut) I have revered for so long? Was my wild imagination setting me up for disappointment, as its gravitation toward grandeur so often…

B’More Licks: Diablo Doughnuts: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession

Welcome back to my donut diaries. A raw collection of my innermost thoughts and feelings on life, love and the pursuit of donuts. If you’ve been following along on my journey since the beginning, you’ve likely learned that I have a sweet tooth and low impulse control. While donuts will always be my #1, I…

Clinton Hall: Grilled Cheese Doughnuts

I’ve been a loan shark since I was 8 years old. It all started when my sister asked me if she could borrow my necklace and I said, “Sure, as long as you can return it to me in the pristine condition in which you borrowed it,” knowing full well that she was incapable of…