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Feb 14, 2007 03:38 PM

Kingpin Donuts now trans fat free

The venerable Kingpin in Berkeley has a banner proclaiming that the fry oil is now trans fat free. I looked inside and saw containers of... palm oil. So now there's no trans fat phobia excuse for indulging in their apple fritters and you can be sure that there's lots more good saturated fat!

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    1. re: Melanie Wong

      I'm not the best judge because these days the only time I stop by Kingpin is to soak up the booze after Cal football. The fritter was decently crunchy around the edges as before. Mouthfeel was okay. Don't know how well it will keep.

    2. Is the expected difference a slight loss of the "freshness" window? Slightly less crispness/firmness to the cake donuts?

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