North Carolina-based Rise wants to dominate the breakfast game “Doughnuts are the new cupcakes.” The refrain echoed from various corners of the internet, starting in 2010 and cropped up here and there straight on through 2015. (If it’s been the subject of a Buzzfeed listicle, clearly it must be true.)
As the pink bakery boxes that litter countless office break room tables would attest, doughnuts never really faded in popularity — but they saw a resurgence in the early to mid aughts as independent shops across the country like Doughnut Plant (NYC) and Voodoo Doughnut (Portland, Oregon) began serving pricier “gourmet” specimens.
Dough, New York. [Photo: nycblondieandbrownie / Eater NY Flickr Pool] Are doughnuts the new cupcake, asks Crain's New York? No. Cupcakes are the new cupcake, the eternal cupcake, the once and future cupcake. (For a list of failed "n...
Here's the "Bisnut" from fast-food chain Carl's Jr.: Unsurprisingly given its awkward name, it's a "hybrid" biscuit and doughnut, if that's what you can call an icing-and-sprinkles-topped-biscuit with a hole in the center. Carl's Jr...
Carl's Jr. is on a mission to create the next big culinary hybrid with the Bisnut. It's a mix of the fast-food chain's signature biscuit and a doughnut.
Snoop performed in Wilmington, North Carolina at the 69th annual North Carolina Azalea Festival last night, and a local doughnut shop decided to welcome the rap (and weed) legend with a doughnut in the shape of a big ol’ fat blunt.