My favorite magazine (Portland Monthly) just reminded me in its Facebook stream that today, the first Friday in June, is National Donut Day. According to Wikipedia, National Donut Day was started as a fundraiser for the Chicago Salvation Army in 1938. I feel like I am getting a late start on this important holiday, but I will be playing catch-up aggressively. I have “fritter"ed away enough National Donut Days. Eating donuts on this national holiday is the “yeast” that I can do. I will eat until my eyes “glaze” over, and I am maple “barred” from further donuts, at least until next year.
Portland Monthly also printed its top ten local donut shops. See http://www.portlandmonthlymag.com/blogs/eat-beat/march-9-doughnuts/. However, I rely on local donut expert Trey Do[nu]ty for my donut advice. He swears by the following top 3:
Delicious Donuts (Burnside/Grand)
Sesame Donuts (Beaverton-Hillsdale/Scholl’s Ferry)
Have a great National Donut Day!
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