Shipley Do-nuts (Garland)

The two things Homer Simpson and I have in common: yellow skin* and an infatuation for donuts. I’ve been on a donut stint for awhile (proof and more proof) but haven’t been to one of my favorite donut shops in awhile- Shipley Do-nuts, so I decided to pay a long overdue visit. You know, just to make … Continue reading

Krispy Kreme (Greenville Avenue)

After my donut stint at Gourdough’s , I realized I hadn’t had a Krispy Kreme donut in awhile. Honestly, I never saw what the whole hoopla was behind it, but that’s probably because I was blessed with the Texas-born Shipley Do-Nuts. Now let’s be honest– the last time I had Krispy Kreme was when I thought Spaghetti O’s® meatballs were a real … Continue reading


Recommended for:  The Indulgent looking for an intense sugar coma. Gourdough’s Donuts was started by Paula Samford and Ryan Palmer frying dough right out of their kitchen. The donuts gained popularity amongst their friends so they decided to spread the love (and calories) with the rest of Austin by starting their donut shop out of a 1978 airstream trailer. … Continue reading