Best in Dough: Star Picks
Discover Food Network stars' go-to doughnut shops.
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America Just Can't Seem to Get Enough ...
We asked Food Network chefs where they go to get their favorite doughnuts.
Headline made by California Donuts, Los Angeles (cadonuts.com)
“It’s my hands-down favorite. My wife and I even made our wedding cake out of them.” — Marc Murphy
Multiple locations; krispykreme.com
The Donut Pub in New York City
“It’s old-school New York City at its best. My favorite flavor is the powdered cinnamon.” — Alex Guarnaschelli
203 West 14th St.; donutpub.com
Dunk Donuts in Melrose Park, Ill.
“I love the buttermilk doughnut at Dunk Donuts, not to be confused with Dunkin’ Donuts. They’re done the old-fashioned way — wonderfully fresh and perfectly greasy.” — Jeff Mauro
1912 West Lake St.; 708-343-0047
Banbury Cross Donuts in Salt Lake City
“No trip home to Utah is complete without picking up a dozen doughnuts here. My favorite is the maple bar, my husband loves the glazed and my 3-year-old picks the pink one with sprinkles.” — Kelsey Nixon
705 S 700 E; facebook.com/banburycrossdonuts
Nord’s Bakery in Louisville, Ky.
“They’re the best doughnuts in town. I’m a lady of habit and always have the traditional glazed. It comes in a paper bag that reads, ‘You deserve a doughnut.’ ” — Damaris Phillips
2118 South Preston St.;nordsbakery.biz
Stardust Donut Shop in Imperial Beach, Calif.
“My mom used to take us. It’s nothing fancy, just a perfect glazed doughnut.” — Marcela Valladolid
698 Hwy. 75; 619-424-6200
DiCamillo Bakery in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
“My wife is from Niagara Falls, and when we visit, we always go here for the peanut stick. It’s crunchy on the outside, with a delightfully doughy interior.” — Geoffrey Zakarian
Multiple locations; dicamillobakerybuffaloniagara.com