Walking into Donut Shack (497 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park) feels a little like going back in time: There’s a linoleum counter with swivel stools, wood paneling, and teenagers in aprons waiting to serve you. Bill Prevezanos and his wife, Stacey, took over the strip-mall shop in 1985, 20 years after Bill emigrated from Greece. As trendy $3-a-pop doughnut shops proliferate, his classic confections—the Honey-Dip Stick, Chocolate Frost, and Apple Crisp are among the most popular—shirk any gimmicks. “If I want bacon, I’ll eat bacon—I don’t want bacon on my doughnuts,” Prevezanos says. He works 15 to 18 hours a day (the shop is open 24-7), making up to 60 varieties by hand. Another old-time touch: They’re only a buck each.
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