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The Great Doughnut Derby: Mac’s Donuts vs. Fiola
Apple cider rings or bombolini? You be the judge. By Jessica Voelker
A line at mobile doughnut vendor Mac’s Donuts. Photograph courtesy of Mac’s Donuts.
Comments () | Published March 21, 2013

Happy Thursday, friends of the fritter.

Something big happened: We have reached the end of the first bracket row of round one. There must be considerable excitement about newbie Astro, because the about-to-open doughnut-and-fried-chicken destination walked away with the win on Wednesday, beating Founding Farmers to take on Al Dente in round two. That should prove a fierce match, as fans of both pastry makers showed up in droves to support their favorite fried-dough supplier.

Now it’s time for our next contest. Food truck Mac’s Donuts specializes in made-to-order apple cider ’nuts, while Fabio Trabocchi’s modern Italian restaurant Fiola serves addictive ricotta-stuffed bombolini. Who will move on? Well, that’s up to you, really. As always, be sure to cast your vote before 5 PM, when the poll closes.


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  • Maura

    Mac's is on the current bracket twice, but there's no winner between Bayou Bakery and Heller's... Is this a glitch?

  • jessvoelker

    Hi Maura, Due to an input error, Mac's was briefly listed twice on the bracket. It has been corrected. Thanks.

  • Caitlin

    The link to Mac's Donuts doesn't work! Here is the Facebook page for Mac's Donuts:

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