UPDATE: Who could have guessed that the humble doughnut would give the DMV’s abundant cupcake shops a run for their money? Believe it or not, it's true. And, we're not just talking about the typical glazed variety, either — we’ve found mouth-watering variations in flavors that you would never have imagined. Since it's National Doughnut Day today, we're celebrating with a handy guide to the DMV's best spots for getting your sugar fix. This article was originally published on February 27, 2013.
District Doughnut and Coffee
Offering flavors such as cannoli, caramel-apple-streusel, and coconut-lime, this shop currently caters and delivers to locations throughout the DMV.
District Doughnut and Coffee, no address; 571-215-6122.
Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken
Crème brûlée, pistachio, and Saigon cinnamon doughnuts, served with buttermilk fried chicken on the side? Yep, it's a real thing — and it's really delish. If you haven’t been to Astro Doughnuts yet, stop dawdling and get there, stat.
Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken, 1308 G Street NW; 202-809-5565.
Short for "golden, brown, and delicious," GBD's Dupont Circle outpost offers a tasty mix of doughnuts and fried chicken, as well as an evening cocktail bar menu.
GBD, 1323 Connecticut Avenue NW; 202-555-5555.
Photos: Courtesy of Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken; District Doughnut and Coffee
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