Like Santa Claus, The Donut Man's fresh peach doughnuts come but once a year. So, if you've been good, you have every right to go over the river and through the woods to that outpost of civilization called Glendora. The Donut Man, a.k.a. Jim Nakano, has been making doughnuts since 1972 to satisfy h ... More >>
Remember when a Du-par's donut was coated in an inch-thick raft of frosting, spread, it seemed, by a very generous hand? Neither do we, but our friends who grew up in Los Angeles do, and they still talk about it with reverence. In the absence of that, here are five of LA's classic, old-school donu ... More >>
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Anne FishbeinMr. Gold, with dim sum menuDear Mr. Gold: My wife had a great cassoulet in Paris several years ago. Is there a place in Southern California that has a real French cassoulet? I know this is the time of year they make it. --Jim Nakano, Glendora Dear Mr. Nakano: The Donut Man! It g ... More >>