Best doughnuts in Chicago

Where to get the best doughnuts, doughnuts in movies, doughnut taste tests, doughnut accessories and more.



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National Doughnut Day may be June 6, but in Chicago, it's Doughnut Day every day. Restaurants like Endgrain have opened with killer doughnut programs and people continue to wait in long lines for Brendan Sodikoff's Doughnut Vault. But who makes the best doughnuts in Chicago? Check out our taste tests for the major standouts.

We ate every doughnut at Stan's for Doughnut Day

Stan's offers nearly 30 doughnuts. We ate them all for National Doughnut Day

Chicago doughnut taste test

We try (almost) every doughnut.

Is it a doughnut?

Eclairs? No. Funnel cake? Yes.

Donut Fest recap and photos

Endgrain took top honors at Donut Fest, held at 1st Ward.

15 non-doughnut places to get doughnuts

Restaurants with fab fried dough.

Put a doughnut on it

Doughnut earrings, cufflinks and more.

Food forecasting

Next up in doughnut gimmicks.

Give Chicago a Tim Hortons already

Why let Canadians have all the fun?

Donuts in the movies

It's more common than you think.

Firecakes v. Beavers

An ice cream–doughnut dessert throwdown.

Cronuts are in Chicago!

But don't call them cronuts!

Doughnut or donut?

We ask the experts how to spell it.

The ultimate doughnut mixtape

I don't think you're ready for this jelly.

HotChocolate's brioche doughnuts recipe

Fry up a batch of Mindy Segal's fluffy, sugar-coated desserts.

Old-school Chicago doughnut shops

Six hassle-free places to eat a piece of fried dough.

Doughnuts three ways

What local chefs are doing with doughnuts

Bike tours: Global Doughnuts

Stop at three spots for churros, paczki and bismarcks on this Fork and the Road tour.

Chicago’s doughnut scene

What's the best day of the week to grab a dougnut at these spots?

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