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sharpless Nov 1, 2006 10:30 PM

Two questions: 1st, what should I be sure to get at Twin Donuts tomorrow morning.

2nd, is Twin Donuts worth getting up very early for? (consider that I am a college student, even if I don't quite sleep as late as one)

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    Velda Mae RE: sharpless Nov 2, 2006 12:14 AM

    I've only been to Twin Donuts once and had the classic raised glazed, which is supposed to be a specialty. Based on that one experience, I cannot recommend getting up very early to go there. I can, however, recommend Donuts with a Difference in Medford Square.

    1. BarmyFotheringayPhipps RE: sharpless Nov 2, 2006 04:02 AM

      Yeah, I wouldn't bother either. Twin Donuts is a veritable institution in my neighborhood, but the doughnuts are not actually all that fabulous. I mean, they're *slightly* better than what you would find at Honeydew or Dunkin. Let me put it this way: Twin Donuts is about 300 yards from my house, and I can't tell you the last time I bothered to go there.

      Great sign, though.

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        buffet king RE: BarmyFotheringayPhipps Nov 2, 2006 02:06 PM

        I would also recommend Donuts with a Difference on Riverside Ave in Medford Square. Their donuts are freshly made every morning. Another good place for donuts is Kane's Donuts on Lincoln Avenue in Saugus. Kane's Donuts are huge.

      2. trufflehound RE: sharpless Nov 2, 2006 11:57 PM

        I was in Springfield today and went out of my way to go to Donut Dip on rt. 5. The best cakey pumpkin donuts ever. I also got the cider donuts, almost as good. I've only had the pumpkin before. I doscovered the donuts leaving the Big E years ago.

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