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The History of Doughnut Day

National Doughnut Day, the first Friday of June, is more than a celebration of our love for the fried confectionaries. The day actually has its roots in America's war history. The idea for Donut Day began on the battlefields of France during World War I when Salvation Army workers served coffee and doughnuts to soldiers…
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LUCKY 7: Profiles of Seven Newly Opened New Orleans Restaurants

We are very proud to be included in the list of seven restaurants that have opened in New Orleans since last Jazz Fest that OffBeat.com thinks are worth a visit. Upper Nine Doughnut Company (2900 Chartres St., Thur-Sat 8 a.m.–6 p.m.; 2604 Magazine St., Sat 8 a.m. ’til) Although the beignet will never be supplanted…
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The finest donuts in New Orleans

When it comes to deep fried desserts, New Orleans is of course most famous for our beignets. And for good reason: our beignets are incredible. However, as righteous as it is to get down and dirty with the powdered sugar at Cafe du Monde and Morning Call, there are still plenty of bakeries in town…
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