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schrutefarms Apr 20, 2013 10:14 PM

Found myself on an impromptu Route 66 trip today, and what was on my way home? Donut Man. And it just happens to be strawberry season. Amazing. Delicious. Got a Bavarian cream, too, although I haven't tried it yet, but something tells me it'll be delicious. Now I'll have to go back for peach :)

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  1. ipsedixit Apr 20, 2013 10:21 PM

    Just great.

    Just means less donuts for me.

    Sigh.

    1. J.L. Apr 20, 2013 11:16 PM

      Must. Get. Peach. Donut...

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        laliz Apr 25, 2013 03:16 PM

        J. L. is right.

      2. A5 KOBE Apr 20, 2013 11:30 PM

        I don't get it.

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          TonyC Apr 22, 2013 11:38 AM

          Me neither.

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            pley Apr 24, 2013 11:29 PM

            me neither.

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              catbert Apr 30, 2013 08:28 PM

              me neither and i live near by...

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                schrutefarms May 1, 2013 01:27 PM

                I'm not a big donut fan, but I think it's the inclusion of fresh fruit that did it for me. Made it something more than just a donut. Although, I also loved the Bavarian Cream, so that just blew my theory...

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                  ipsedixit May 1, 2013 06:24 PM

                  The strawberry (and peach) donuts are really fruit pies with donuts as crusts masquerading as "donuts"

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                    Ogawak May 2, 2013 11:08 AM

                    My thoughts exactly. You can't exactly compare these to other donuts.

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                      A5 KOBE May 2, 2013 08:32 PM

                      The problem is that their regular donuts are pretty mediocre and sometimes pretty bad. Only donut I really think is good is the tiger tail. It is not like the regular donuts are worth going to either. I much prefer Pixie Donuts in Claremont. Those are so good.

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                gdtobme Apr 30, 2013 09:48 PM

                me like-y.

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                FullAutoMedic Apr 21, 2013 01:07 PM

                Went there a couple of months ago too for the 1st time. Wasn't planned either. The gf and I got in line at 11pm halfway around the building on a saturday nightso telling each other that it better be worth the wait. Neither of us are donut people. We saw what others were ordering and placed a large order just to try a little bit of different stuff and give away the rest to family.

                We went home and had a taste of the strawberry donut... ohhhh geezzus!! Then we had the bavarian and then the tigertail and so on....

                To this day we still talk about that epic night of donut eating.

                We get it... and so did our waistlines.

                1. Servorg Apr 25, 2013 03:23 AM

                  I'd like to get it. I'm trying to get it. If getting it is wrong I don't want to be right. Get me? I'd better go now that the getting is good. Get out of town! Get it? Got it? Good! I had problems with this right from the get go...

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                    ns1 Apr 25, 2013 08:18 AM

                    I think I get it now.

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                      PeterCC Apr 25, 2013 12:35 PM

                      As the Black Eyed Peas say, "Gotta get get!"

                      (Back on topic: I'd very much like to try both the strawberry and the peach donuts. When are the peach ones in season?)

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                        ipsedixit Apr 25, 2013 01:26 PM

                        July.

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                          PeterCC Apr 25, 2013 01:29 PM

                          Thanks ipse!

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                      laliz Apr 25, 2013 03:18 PM

                      Besides the fresh peach donuts, try the tigertails and the bear claws.

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                        BearCity May 2, 2013 08:33 PM

                        And the crullers...but seriously, the tigertails.

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                          gdtobme May 2, 2013 09:50 PM

                          Yes, tigertails for me too.

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                          heinous May 2, 2013 05:41 PM

                          And the apple fritters. Such deep, dark, fried goodness...

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