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blink617 Nov 9, 2009 04:05 PM

Has anyone found a shop in the Boston area that makes good sour cream donuts? I have the slightest bit of an addiction to the sour cream glazed donuts at Tim Horton's, but driving to Canada for donuts isn't really practical.

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  1. Infomaniac RE: blink617 Nov 9, 2009 04:38 PM

    I'm almost sure there is a Tim Hortons in Attleboro, MA

    1. trufflehound RE: blink617 Nov 9, 2009 05:52 PM

      There are Tim hortons in/near RI. They took over Bess Eatin several years ago. If you get to West Springfield there is a Donut Dip on rt 5 that makes amazing SC donuts.

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        nsenada RE: trufflehound Nov 10, 2009 10:21 AM

        There's definitely one in Woonsocket.

      2. BarmyFotheringayPhipps RE: blink617 Nov 9, 2009 07:22 PM

        I read on Universal Hub a few weeks ago that Tim's is moving into the Boston metro area in the next few months.

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          buffet king RE: BarmyFotheringayPhipps Nov 10, 2009 01:57 AM

          I hope this happens. I always go to Tim Hortons in Auburn ME. on my way to and from Rangeley ME. I like Tim's hot chocolate, coffee and donuts. When my brother was working in Providence RI. I had him go to Tim Hortons and buy a few cans of their hot chocolate and coffee. We have too many Dunkin Donut stores in MA. imho. I hope they open up several Tim Horton stores in the Boston area. Thanks for the good news.

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            buffet king RE: BarmyFotheringayPhipps Nov 10, 2009 02:11 AM

            BFP, can you please post a link to the report that was in Universal Hub regarding Tim Hortons? Thanks

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              BarmyFotheringayPhipps RE: buffet king Nov 10, 2009 10:54 AM

              Unfortunately, it looks like I misremembered the post: it stated that Tim's was going into NYC and had speculation that they were launching a Boston area assault: sorry for getting your hopes up.

              I do expect them to enter the city (or at least the burbs) pretty soon, though.

          2. Joanie RE: blink617 Nov 10, 2009 07:00 AM

            Believe it or not, Stop & Shop has decent sour cream donuts, both plain and glazed. Obviously if you get there when they're first baked, they're best.

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              Velda Mae RE: blink617 Nov 10, 2009 07:17 AM

              It's not technically the Boston area but I know that Flemings on Cape Cod (Eastham, Orleans and one other town) makes excellent sour cream donuts. Not close but closer than Canada.

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