By - 6/19/14 - 9:02 am
Betty Ann Food Shop in East Boston open again

JK reports that the Betty Ann Food Shop, which closed more than a year ago due to "medical reasons," re-opened this morning at its 565 Bennington St. location. Donuts only, initially.Read more

By - 2/25/13 - 9:43 am

Rachel Blumenthal checks out Somerville's newest round-treat emporium: Union Square Donuts, where most donuts go for $3, but the maple-bacon specials will set you back $3.50 each:

I found them to be worth the splurge, but I wouldn't make a frequent habit out of it.

She also reports that Backbar is now making ramen, but that it only makes ten portions of the stuff...Read more

By - 2/18/13 - 8:26 am

Donut and Donuts

Yesterday was Drive Aimlessly through Quincy Day here at Chez Universal Hub. We couldn't help but stop to admire the donut shop with the best name ever in the history of donuts, on Hancock Street, and the 15-foot-tall giraffe made entirely of car...Read more

By - 12/29/12 - 5:29 pm

Gillian O'Callaghan hears Dunk's has started testing them in the Boston area, but wonders where.Read more

By - 9/30/12 - 9:44 am

Daniella Santos asks:

Who makes the best donut in Boston (preferably w/i a 15 min drive from JP)?

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By - 6/16/12 - 8:48 am

A Dunkin' Donuts franchisee goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week for permission to open a new Dunk's at 895 Morton St., near the commuter-rail stop - and just down the road from Regal Donuts.

The proposed donuterie would be open 5 a.m. to midnight and have a drive-thru.

The board meeting begins at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in its eighth-floor hearing room...Read more

By - 4/13/12 - 9:51 am

Dunk that donut in that chowda! Travelers on Japan Airlines' new non-stop service between Boston and Tokyo are in for a Boston treat: Donuts AND chowder, on one convenient tray that just begs you to dunk the donuts in the chowder.

Apparently, Mister Donut is a...Read more

By - 2/16/12 - 12:10 pm

Promising myself I'd explore Boston in ways I haven't previously, I marched myself to West Roxbury for the Ward 20 caucuses. In the process, I ate some tasty donuts and witnessed a side of Boston I'd only read about in history books.

Passing the threshold from semi-dreary grey daylight to the inside of the West Roxbury Pub brought with it a number of surprises,

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By - 5/11/11 - 6:36 am

The Boston Foodie makes a road trip to Demet's, 199 Mystic Ave. in Medford:

Demet's is famous for their blueberry cake glazed doughnuts and, believe me, they did not disappoint. Excellent blueberry flavor. We would rate these as very good. Well worth the trip.

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By - 1/15/10 - 6:46 pm

Providence Business News reports the two most donut-heavy cities in America are Providence and Boston:

A recent study by the market-research firm NPD Group Inc. found that the Providence metropolitan area has more doughnut shops per capita than any other region in the Untied States. ...

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By - 1/15/08 - 9:23 am

Twin Donuts sign in the snow - Phew, they're not taking that sign down!Read more

By - 12/2/06 - 1:10 pm

H. reports she almost cried when she read Verna's is closing, due to competition from Dunkin' Donuts:

... Not only are they the best, but I used to work with Val, the owner's wife once upon a time ago. I can't believe it's closing. I hate you Dunkin Donuts!

Karrie, who had never been to Verna's, decided to give it a try before...Read more

By - 12/1/06 - 1:49 pm

Is this Venerable Institutions Must Close Week? Boston Restaurant Talk reports that venerable Verna's Donut Shop in Cambridge is closing after 30 years. Thanks, Dunks.Read more

By - 7/25/06 - 9:47 pm

My mornings have a basic routine. I stop at the Dunkin near my house and get my morning fix of coffee. Turbo ice, with two shots of espresso, no sugar and a splat of cream. No matter what else changes about me, I always take my coffee the same way.

I have been on a diet since the first of the year, dropping over 50...Read more