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Berkeley donut memories

Caitlin McGrath | May 15, 2001 11:19 PM

In a wide-ranging donut discussion on the Outer Boroughs (NY) board, Melanie posted:

"Caitlin, I bet you're the girl who can help me remember the donut place on Berkeley's northside. We used to go there about 1am to get them hot out of the fryer when I was an undergrad."

Melanie, I've been racking my brain trying to remember a northside donut place, but I'm coming up empty. Was it on or right near Euclid? If it was on or around Euclid, I really should know, though! The only donut place I can think of near campus is King Pin on Durant, across from Top Dog, and they are most definitely open late at night (or were, years ago).

You reminded me of tales a friend of mine in high school told about ending late nights out at Dream Fluff on Ashby at College at 2 or 3 AM, when the night guy would be there cooking up the breakfast donuts; they'd knock on the door and pay him for a few fresh from the fryer (and I'm quite sure he pocketed the money).

My mom--who is not at all a donut eater, although she'd make homemade ones once in a long while when I was a kid (mmm!)--claims that the ones sold at a shop at the summit of Pike's Peak are amazing. I told her it must have been the altitude [g].

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