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Fat Tuesday: The Many Different Doughnuts of Mardi Gras

Fat Tuesday: The Many Different Doughnuts of Mardi Gras

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the day of indulgence before the austere season of Lent, celebrate as you’re meant to: with a hearty helping of dough and fat.

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5 Bites: Dollars to Delicious Doughnuts in the East Bay

5 Bites: Dollars to Delicious Doughnuts in the East Bay

| October 30, 2013 | 3 Comments

Whether you want fancy or no-frills, the East Bay’s got a doughnut for you. Here’s five of my favorite places where I get my fried dough fix.

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Explore the “World of Doughnuts” (& Vintage Cocktails) with BAB Contributor Stephanie Rosenbaum

Explore the “World of Doughnuts” (& Vintage Cocktails) with BAB Contributor Stephanie Rosenbaum

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The World of Doughnuts is vast and delicious. Doughnuts may initially seem like an American delight, but each culture around the world has tempting recipes that are included here: gulab jamun and jalebis (India), churros (Mexico), and banana-influenced sweeties from Guam. Mary Ladd learns that making these sweet treats at home can be fresh, easy and filling fun.

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On National Doughnut Day, Free Food And Feel-Good History

On National Doughnut Day, Free Food And Feel-Good History

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Friday’s holiday wasn’t the brain child of doughnut vendors trying to push their sugary, deep-fried treats (though some will give them to you for free). The holiday stems from the wartime volunteer service of “dough girls” — and even helped to lighten the dark days of Vietnam POWs.

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Sweet Sounds

Sweet Sounds

| September 22, 2010 | 2 Comments

Music permeates restaurant kitchens and occasionally even ends up on plates. We’ve found that it’s no different in the world of sweets, an influence that goes far beyond opera cake.

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SF Breakfast: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

SF Breakfast: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

| October 26, 2009 | 1 Comment

San Francisco is a brunch town through and through. And I’m always down for a nice eggs benedict or a stack of blueberry pancakes. But everyday can’t be Sunday. Most of us have day jobs and can’t lounge around cafes late into the afternoon hours. So here are a few of my favorite spots for quick, creative, inspiring breakfasts around the city.

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