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Old Fashioned Donuts in NYC

pravada Mar 1, 2010 06:12 PM

Hi everyone!

So for the last few weeks I have been on a hunt around NYC for old fashioned donuts. The kind that are ribbed on the edges, and usually come in either classic glaze or chocolate glaze.

I didn't think that this would be to hard but nowhere seems to have them. I've tried several places including; the Donut Pub, Doughnut Planet, and Peter Pan's Bakery. All with no success.

Can anyone tell me where I can find them?!
Thank you!!

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    sugartoof RE: pravada Mar 2, 2010 07:05 AM

    Old Fashioned donuts on the East Coast mean something entirely different.

    D'aiuto Baby Watson cheesecake makes them in small amounts.
    It's not the best version (on the heavy side), but it's the only thing close to what you're after.

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      pravada RE: sugartoof Mar 2, 2010 02:17 PM

      Thank you so much...I was assuming that same thing...that the East coast just didnt have them anywhere. I'll check this place out. Again thank you for the response :)

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        sugartoof RE: pravada Mar 2, 2010 03:33 PM

        You're welcome. It's not the first time requests for old fashions and apple fritters have turned up around these parts.

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      jj895 RE: pravada Mar 7, 2010 06:24 AM

      The Donut Pub by Union Square definitely has them, but you have to be quick! They sell out very, very quickly.

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        Produce Addict RE: pravada Mar 7, 2010 10:34 AM

        any place sell buttermilk donuts? or great apple fritters? just came back from a trip to San Fran where I had an amazing buttermilk donut and apple fitter at bob's donuts there--not sure i've had anything like that in ny.

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          kathryn RE: Produce Addict Mar 7, 2010 11:34 AM

          For apple fritters, try Daiuto or the Donut Pub.

          For buttermilk donuts, try Peter Pan in Greenpoint. For more details, see the Outer Boroughs board.

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            sugartoof RE: Produce Addict Mar 7, 2010 12:18 PM

            It's true, Daiuto does the apple fritters you want, only greasier and breadier than SF.
            You'll get the craving out of your system there.
            Donut Pub's are not the same style, last I checked.

            I thought Donut Pub and the morning donut carts you see in Manhattan during morning hours, have the buttermilks, or at least something close.

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              Bone Thug n Hominy RE: sugartoof Mar 7, 2010 06:59 PM

              Nothing I've had in NYC approaches a good SF buttermilk bar. The NYC cart donut sticks are awesome. but watch out: there are at least two suppliers for these carts, and one of them is noticeably inferior. Overall, I would say Peter Pan is the best of our choices here.

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