As evidenced by the incessant queues outside doughnut shops and how doughnuts pop up on menus faster than Whack-A-Moles, Chicago is clearly having a love affair with doughnuts. To celebrate this deep-fried fling, Chicago is ready to welcome its inaugural Donut Fest on Jan. 26.
The only way to make doughnuts more delicious is by serving them up with a bit of chummy competition. In order to smartly maximize the city’s torrid obsession with all things fried dough, Donut Fest brings together 15 doughnuts from 15 of Chicago’s top doughnut-slingers. From yeast-risen doughnuts to cake-y treats, from crullers to fritters, all walks of doughnut life are represented at this imminent doughnut smack-down.
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